Jane Starkman

Senior Music Performance Faculty in Violin, Baroque Violin and Viola


Professor of Music

Jane Starkman received B.M. and M.M. degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music. She continued her studies in Basel, Switzerland at the Schola Cantorum with Jaap Schroeder and in New York with William Lincer. While living in Basel she performed with the Radio Orchestra Basel. Ms. Starkman has performed as both a violinist and violist with many groups in the US and abroad. In Europe she has performed with the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, Capella Clementina as well as ensembles in the Netherlands and Italy. Some of the ensembles Ms. Starkman performs with include the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Smithsonian Chamber Players, Ensemble Florilege, La Donna Musicale, and the Aston Magna Festival as well as being a founding member of The King’s Noyse. Ms. Starkman teaches at Oberlin College’s Baroque Performance Institute, Boston University, Wellesley College and has been a guest clinician at the Massachusetts Suzuki Festival and the New England Conservatory of Music.


  • B.M., New England Conservatory of Music
  • M.M., New England Conservatory of Music