Lenore McIntyre has been a core member of Memphis Symphony Orchestra violin section since 2005. She presently holds the title chair of Assistant Principal Second Violin. She is versatile performer who has Mastered many different styles of music over the years , including Classical, Pop and Jazz idiom. As a Canadian Violinist, Lenore graduated at the top of her class with a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Toronto and has performed with Canadian groups such as The National Ballet of Canada, The Royal Conservatory of Music Orchestra, Concertmaster, Orchestra Baroque de Montreal, Orchestra Chambre de McGill, and The National Academy Orchestra of Canada. As a Fellowship recipient from The Civic Orchestra of Chicago and DePaul University, Lenore completed her Masters degree in Violin Performance under teacher Joe Genualdi. Lenore enjoys performing the music of J.S. Bach, Johannes Brahms and W.A. Mozart and has performed on stage for world premieres of modern composers; Jennifer Higdon, Mason Bates and John Corigliano. Lenore is married to Jazz Guitarist Ted Ludwig. She enjoys playing recitals and concerts at Crosstown Arts, especially as a duo ( guitar and Violin) with husband.
Ted Ludwig is a freelance jazz guitarist originally from New Orleans. He performs regularly with The Ted Ludwig Trio and as a versatile sideman with other groups. Ted has performed as a headline artist throughout the United States and Canada. Under the direction of Ellis Marsalis, Ted earned both Bachelor and Masters of Music degrees from The University of New Orleans. Ted continues to perform with many top level artists and Curates a jazz series at Crosstown Arts called "Modern Masters of Jazz Series "