Annie Jacobs-Perkins

Annie Jacobs-Perkins, cello (Rochester, NY), was recently named an Outstanding Graduate of University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles, where she was a Trustee Scholar and a student of Ralph Kirshbaum. She is now the recipient of the Laurence Lesser Presidential Scholarship at New England Conservatory, where she is pursuing her MM under the tutelage of Laurence Lesser. Annie is the cellist in the Callisto Piano Trio, the youngest group ever to medal in the senior division of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. In January of 2019, the Callisto Trio toured Europe, giving recitals in the Royal Concertgebouw and the Philharmonia Bratislava. Annie has participated in the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop and La Jolla SummerFest, and has been principal cellist of the New England Conservatory Chamber Orchestra and the Thornton Symphony Orchestra. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2018)