Lithuanian-born violinist Egle Jarkova is a top prize winner of several national and international competitions in Europe and the United States. Among other awards, she holds the Queen Morta Premium Laureate in Lithuania, and also is the winner of the Boston Conservatory Chamber Music and String Department Competitions. She has performed widely in such countries as Austria, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, and Spain, and in concert venues including Carnegie Hall, Beethoven Hall, Mechanics Hall, Wiener Saal, Sala Tripkovich, and Teatro Arrivi. Ms. Jarkova performed as soloist with the Albanian National TV and Radio Orchestra, playing the Brahms Violin Concerto; with the Boston Conservatory String Orchestra, playing Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires”; and with the LAB Orchestra and Quincy Symphony Orchestra for performances of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto.
Ms. Jarkova has taught violin, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire class privately and in music schools in Italy, Lithuania, and Boston. Since 2012, she is a Founder and the Artistic Director of the International Summer Music Festival Vivace Vilnius in Lithuania, which offers intensive instruction to music students and high-level free performance opportunities. Her recent chamber engagements include performing at "A Tempo" International Summer Festival in Italy, Brookline Music School Faculty Artist Series in Brookline, "Bach's Lunch Concert Series" at Nashua Public Library, NH, Ellingwood Chapel Concert Series in Nahant, performances at St. Botolph's Club in Boston, and more. She was a concertmistress for final Boston University Symphony Orchestra concert at Boston Symphony Hall under maestro Ken – David Masur.
A graduate of the Boston Conservatory and Boston University, Ms. Jarkova currently is on violin faculty and chamber music coordinator at Brookline Music School, actively performs solo, chamber music and with orchestras widely in New England and in Europe.