Grammy-nominated violinist violinist Jesse Mills enjoys performing music of many genres, from classical to contemporary, as well as composed and improvised music of his own invention. Mills has performed as soloist with orchestras including the Juilliard Chamber Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony, the Denver Philharmonic, the Teatro Argentino Orchestra in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the Aspen Music Festival’s Sinfonia Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Jesse Mills has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada, and has also appeared at prestigious venues in Europe. Mills is cofounder of Duo Prism, a violin-piano duo with Rieko Aizawa, which earned 1st Prize at the Zinetti International Competition in Italy in 2006.
Jesse Mills began violin studies at the age of three. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School in 2001. He studied with Dorothy DeLay, Robert Mann, and Itzhak Perlman. He lives in New York City and is on the faculty at Montclair State University in New Jersey.