Jill Jaques, horn, joined NOCCO in 2014, becoming a board member in 2015. A former member of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, she was also a frequent performer with the North Carolina and Oregon Symphonies until ultimately relocating to Seattle. Locally, she has played with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, and Pacific Northwest Ballet, and can be heard in numerous movie and video game soundtracks. Originally from Virginia Beach, Jill holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from New England Conservatory. Jill teaches privately from her home studio, where she welcomes students of all ages.