Njioma Grevious, violin
Violinist Njioma Grevious of Washington, DC, is an avid chamber, studio, and orchestral musician. She won a Keston-Max Fellowship to study and perform with the London Symphony Orchestra in 2022. In 2018, she won First Prizes for Performance and Interpretation in the Prix Ravel chamber music competition in France. In 2019, along with her colleagues in the Abeo Quartet, she won the Silver Medal in the Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition, and appeared on WQXR Midday Masterpieces and WETA Classical Radio as well as in performances at Alice Tully Hall, The Kennedy Center, in Montreal, and Oslo, Norway.
Njioma is a Jupiter Symphony chamber player and a member of the Montclair Orchestra. She has been invited to participate in numerous summer festivals including the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, Montreal International String Quartet Academy, Meadowmount, Fontainebleau Schools and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Njioma has been a concertmaster with the Juilliard Wind Orchestra and has performed on tour in Germany, the Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Spain, Argentina and more as a member of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
For many years Njioma was a scholarship recipient through Boston’s Project STEP string training program for youth. She fondly remembers the special privilege of performing in a quartet for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at a prestigious White House State Dinner. Throughout her life Njioma has regularly shared her love of music as a frequent performer in nursing homes and assisted living residences. She continues her outreach as a Juilliard Gluck fellow, performing in a variety of hospital settings for veterans and others suffering physically and mentally. Njioma also loves teaching composition and collaboration to elementary and middle school students, most from underserved and underrepresented communities, through the Opportunity Music Project in NYC.