Jessica Kline Tumajyan is the orchestra director at Christian Brothers Academy where
she teaches string lessons, music theory and conducts the CBA orchestras. She holds
a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from Syracuse University and participated in
post graduate work in Suzuki Pedagogy in Ithaca, NY. As a former fulltime violist with
Symphoria, Ms. Tumajyan still performs actively on violin and viola. In addition to
Symphoria, Ms. Tumajyan performs with Syracuse Opera, Syracuse Vocal Ensemble,
Schola Cantorum, Binghamton Philharmonic, Tri- Cities Opera and various chamber
ensembles. She has also performed on stage with the Trans Siberian Orchestra and
Ms. Tumajyan is a member of the Suzuki Association of Americas, and currently serves
on the Symphoria Education and Outreach committee. She is also a member of the
Central New York Association of Music Teachers where she formerly served on the
board of directors.
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