Janette Kurz

September 5, 2023


Janette is a native of Bulgaria. As a Soloist, Janette was a Child Prodigy at age seven winning the Bulgarian National Championship in the adult category. Janette won competitions in Germany, Italy, France, Holland, Poland and former Yugoslavia, and Czechoslovakia. Janette has been a member of the Beverly Hills Chamber Orchestra, Newport Beach Chamber Orchestra, Disneyland Orchestra, West LA Symphony, Orange County Pacific Symphony, Riverside, San Bernadino, and Redlands Symphonies. Janette has performed live to accompany Smokey Robinson, and Michael W. Smith on several occasions. Janette performed as part of the Orchestra in Disney’s Fantasia 2000 Motion Picture. Janette also recorded with Sony Pictures and Universal Studios several episodes of Columbo: Disney’s Jett Jackson Television Series and is the violinist on several Moody Institute of Science DVDs. Janette retire after 15 years of playing as a member of the Boise Philharmonic. Janette has over 35 years of experience in teaching classical violin, viola, and fiddle, instructing Beginning through Professional levels. She currently owns and operates Vienna Woods Violin Studio in Meridian, Idaho. Janette lives with her husband and children in West Boise.