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 held the Principal Second Violin position in the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Ridgefield Symphony, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas for several years and currently holds the Principal Second Violin position in the Reading Symphony Orchestra. Brooke can be heard on the Sony Classical, Naxos, Columbia Records, Blue Note, and Universal record labels and has been featured in several movies and television spots. Besides her orchestral work, Brooke is also the second violinist in her string quartet, Osso, which is a crossover group that spans classical music, new music, indie rock and beyond. She has also performed, collaborated and/or recorded with Gloria Estefan, John Legend, My Brightest Diamond, Sufjan Stevens, Young the Giant, 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.