Vancouver-born violist Jethro Marks was appointed Principal viola of the National Arts Center Orchestra in Spring 2011. He has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout the world, and is a frequent collaborator with many artists and ensembles. Jethro is first violist of the Zukerman Chamber Players.
An avid chamber musician, Jethro has collaborated with some of the most illustrious artists and chamber groups of our day and has participated in festivals around the world. Jethro is frequently featured in chamber music concerts in the National Arts Centre MFASA series, as well as the Ottawa Chamber Music Festivals.
His solo debut with the National Arts Centre Orchestra was in 2004 and in 2007 he premiered the Steven Gellman Viola Concerto with the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra.