Born in Adelaide, Australian-Salvadoran Violinist Jacqui Carias started her violin studies at a young age and knew at a very early age that she wanted to be a
Jacqui’s formative education includes being accepted into a Specialist Interest Music Program at Marryatville High School, in Adelaide, South Australia. Shortly after, she also gained entrance to the Elder Conservatorium of Music’s Single Studies Program at the age of 15 years old.
Jacqui is a graduate from the Elder Conservatorium of Music (2013) and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (2014) and has participated in short study trips to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.
After 7 years of freelancing, Jacqui has divided her time between South Australia and New South Wales performing with many existing symphonic orchestras and chamber groups,
Her love for Orchestral playing has taken her to Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, UK, Scotland, Slovakia and Spain. Jacqui was also honoured to be the Concertmaster for the Australian International Opera Company Orchestra’s 6-week tour to China in 2019.
In addition to her classical playing, Jacqui has a passion for authentic tango performance and participated in an intensive two-week training program in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay in 2016. Here she participated in intensive masterclasses with Tango specialist musicians at the Orquesta Esquela de Tango Emilio Balcarce.
In 2018, Jacqui was invited by the Embassy of Mexico and El Salvador to perform at the Latin Film Festival. Here she was awarded a recognition diploma signed ‘Outstanding Talent in the Latin American community of Australia’.
Jacqui loves to teach violin and has had vast experiences teaching in South Australia and New South Wales.
in 2021, Jacqui has embarked her post-graduate studies in Music Education and hopes to share her vast experience of Solo, Chamber, Orchestral Music and general love of music appreciation to the next generation of emerging musicians.