Patrice Jackson-Tilghman

General Info


Associate Professor of Cello

Patrice Jackson-Tilghman joined the Conservatory in 2018 and is an associate professor of cello. She also teaches at Berklee College of Music.

Jackson is carving a name for herself as a gifted and charismatic young soloist. The Detroit News has described her as a “big-toned, boldly projected soloist” and the Hartford Courant stated that Jackson “wowed the audience with effortless facility, playful phrasing and a sense of spontaneity that one hears usually only from the highest caliber of musicians.”

She has won numerous competitions and awards throughout her career, including winning first place in the Senior Laureate Division of the nationally renowned Sphinx Competition, as well as awards at the Alton Symphony Orchestra/Merie Stillwell Solo Competition, University City Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, and others.

Jackson has performed with the Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, New Jersey, Milwaukee, Omaha, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Grand Rapids, Nashville, Hartford, Chautauqua, Colorado and Mississippi symphonies, as well as with the Philadelphia Orchestra.