Born in Nashville, TN, Brooke Quiggins Saulnier began her violin studies at age 5. She has performed in recitals and concerts throughout the United States and Europe and has won top honors in numerous solo and chamber music competitions. She previously held the Principal Second Violin position in the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Ridgefield Symphony, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, and the Reading Symphony Orchestra. She is currently the Assistant Principal Second Violinist in the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and a member of the VSO's Jukebox Quartet. Brooke can be heard on the Sony Classical, Naxos, Columbia Records, Blue Note, and Universal record labels and has performed, collaborated and/or recorded with Gloria Estefan, John Legend, My Brightest Diamond (Shara Nova), Sufjan Stevens, Young the Giant, Alexi Murdoch, Francesca Blanchard, Moira Smiley, and Aretha Franklin to name a few. Brooke received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the Manhattan School of Music under the private direction of Sylvia Rosenberg and Lucie Robert.