From August, 2013

30 Under 30: For cellist Jennifer Humphreys and Atlanta Symphony, lucky number was 13

August 26, 2013 By Stephanie Adrian Jennifer Humphreys is one of the youngest players in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. At 29, she has achieved the status of cellist in a major symphony orchestra, an uncommon feat for one so young. Raised in Owensboro, Kentucky, Humphreys is the oldest of three children, and both her parents are classically trained musicians. She begin to play the violin at the age of six, then quickly switched to cello and began to focus on music as a career. She graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, then earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Rice University in Houston. It was…