Jennifer Lang began violin at age 7 with Kristina Lantz and Mary West as her primary teachers. As a senior in high school in 2003, she won both the MacPhail and Minnesota Sinfonia Young Artist Competitions.
Upon graduation from Oberlin College and Conservatoy in 2008, Jennifer moved to France, where she taught English and violin and studied contemporary violin with Jeanne-Marie Conquer of the Ensemble Intercontemporain. In 2009, she co-launched Sinfonietta Paris Chamber Orchestra (SPCO), an arts organization dedicated to providing performance opportunities for emerging professional musicians. In 2009 and 2010, she performed in Switzerland under the baton of the late Pierre Boulez for the Lucerne Summer Academy orchestra.
Since returning to Minnesota in 2012, Jennifer has soloed with the Metropolitan Symphony, served on violin faculty of the MacPhail School Partnerships program, and debuted an original composition for her 2016 MN Composers Tour.
Jennifer performs regularly with the Minnesota Sinfonia, is a member of the Permaculture Research Institute, chairs the board of Cooperative Energy Futures, and is co-author of the upcoming book, The Art of Wellbeing: A Resource for Health and Healing.
As of September 2016, Jennifer joined the Suzuki violin faculty at the Saint Paul Conservatory of Music and will be coordinating their community outreach program beginning Fall of 2017.