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Jacqui Allen, first violin

Jacqui HillJacqui is a Black Country lass, she studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She became a member of the English String and Symphony Orchestra in 1995. She is the second violin in the ESO string quartet, and is also involved in the Homes and Hospices project.

Jacqui is also a member of the New Birmingham String Quartet who perform concerts in the CBSO Centre Stage series. As well as all this she also manages to play in the Bellini strings who perform regularly around Worcestershire, and juggles her musical life with her two children, Lauren and Dominic She enjoys the cinema, going to the gym, and holidays abroad.