American Violinist and Contemporary Music Advocate Janet Packer has Died – Aged 64

Janet Parker Violin Pro Violino Foundation Longy School of Music Cover

American violinist and contemporary music advocate, Janet Packer has passed away from cancer – aged 64.

Ms Packer was a founding member of the Pro Violino Foundation -  a charity organisation set up to promote contemporary music and raise funds to support the commissioning of new original works for the violin – and served as the chair of the violin department at Longy School of Music.

Our condolences are with Ms Packer's family, friends, students and colleagues.

SOURCE: Slipped Disc