Jennifer Goss, cellist, is a native of California, where she received her training in the San Francisco Bay area from Margaret Rowell and Irene Sharp. During her studies in Vienna, Austria, she studied with Valentin Erben, cellist of the Alban Berg Quartet, and earned a Concert Diploma in Violoncello from the Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst (Academy of Music). In Vienna, she was active in many chamber ensembles and played in both the ORF (Austrian Radio) Orchestra and the Vienna Chamber Opera. Upon returning to the United States in 1981, she performed in the Inland Empire, serving as principal cellist of the Redlands Symphony, the Redlands Bowl Orchestra, and the Riverside Symphony. She also taught at the University of California, Riverside. Since 1986, Goss has been a member of Pacific Symphony. She maintains teaching studios at both the Colburn School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles and at home in Glendale. She is also active in the freelance world, playing and performing in chamber music concerts.