Jane Schranze

Instructor of Viola, Interlochen Arts Camp

D.M.A., Conducting, Indiana University; M.M., Saxophone Performance, University of Michigan; B.A., Saxophone Performance, Eastman School of Music

A native of New York, earned degrees from the Eastman School of Music and the New England Conservatory. Her major teachers include Heidi Castleman, Walter Trampler, and Heiichiro Ohyama. A founding member of the Memphis String Quartet, she is currently adjunct professor of viola and violin at Rhodes College, and maintains a large class of private students. Jane is a summer faculty member at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, where she teaches viola and chamber music. She is a former faculty member at Converse College, Northwest Michigan College, and in the A.R.M.E.S. program of the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, South Carolina. Jane plays in the IRIS Chamber Orchestra, and plays in chamber music concerts around the mid-south. She lives in Memphis with her husband, violist Lenny Schranze and their four children.