Jordan Enzinger

Cello

With a versatile background in solo, chamber, and orchestral music, Dr. Jordan Enzinger is in demand as a performer and instructor throughout the New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia areas. Dr. Enzinger was appointed as cello faculty at the Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division in 2012, and he currently serves as collegiate cello faculty at Seton Hall University, instructing music majors and non-majors, and guest lectures for collegiate music classes at Rutgers. He currently serves as chamber music faculty at the Rutgers Young Artist Program and at the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Chamber Music Institute, and he is a registered cello instructor for the Suzuki Association of the Americas. In Bloomington, Indiana, Dr. Enzinger formerly served as cello and chamber music instructor for Indiana University Jacobs School of Music’s globally renowned String Academy Pre-college Program and served as cello instructor for the Monroe County Community School Corporation. Dr. Enzinger’s students have performed at Carnegie Hall, won prestigious competitions, and have received collegiate music scholarships. 
 
Dr. Enzinger attended the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music from 2005 thru 2012, where he was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship as he pursued his Bachelor’s, Performance Diploma, and Master’s degrees in cello performance. His principal cello instructors in Indiana were Peter Stumpf, Eric Kim, Janos Starker, and Helga Winold. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in cello performance from the Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts in 2015. His principal cello instructor at Rutgers was Jonathan Spitz. Throughout his doctoral studies, Dr. Enzinger served as Principal Cellist of the graduate orchestra at Rutgers and was a member of the Rutgers Graduate String Quartet, a group which regularly received coachings from Todd Phillips of the Orion String Quartet. In 2015, he participated in the Montclair State University Cali School of Music’s String Quartet Mentorship Program, where he studied with cellist Nicholas Tzavaras, received chamber music coachings from the Shanghai String Quartet, and performed a full string quartet recital program at Carnegie Hall. 
 
Dr. Enzinger a dynamic freelance performing cellist. He regularly performs in major venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Kimmel Center. His professional orchestral experience began in 2008 when he was appointed Assistant Principal Cellist of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and Terre Haute Symphony orchestras. In 2009, he also joined the Evansville Philharmonic and Owensboro Symphony orchestras as Section Cellist. Dr. Enzinger currently serves as Principal Cellist of the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, a post he has held since 2013. In addition to his professional orchestral contracts, he has performed with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, American Symphony, Princeton Symphony, Princeton Festival Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, Carmel Symphony, Wheeling Symphony, Camerata Orchestra, and Bloomington Pops Orchestra. For four summers, he attended the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, Colorado, and in the summer of 2015, he performed a series of concerts at the Bard Music Festival at Bard College. 
  • Courses Taught

    Cello - suzuki & traditional.  Beginners through advanced students.

  • Education

    Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington, Indiana) BM, MM and Performer Diploma Indiana University, cello performance

    Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts (New Brunswick, NJ) DMA, cello performance  

    Studied under Peter Stumpf, Eric Kim, Janos Starker, and Helga Winold at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music

    Studied under Jonathan Spitz at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts.