Jennifer read music at Bristol University, where she led all the orchestras and performed Vaughan William’s The Lark Ascending in the new Roman Catholic Cathedral. As a postgraduate student at the Royal College of Music she studied violin with Raymond Cohen. She was appointed leader of the St Albans Symphony Orchestra in 1981. She often takes a solo role, including a performance of Max Bruch’s 1st Violin Concerto in St Albans Abbey. She had led the Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of St Albans since the mid-1990s and often gives recitals, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician.
She teaches violin and viola, and conducts junior orchestras for whom she often arranges music.
Jennifer has been leader of the Saffron Opera Group orchestra since its inception.