Jeanette Welch

Section Bass


Iowa City, IA

Year Joined Orchestra Iowa


Education & Teachers:

BA, UCSD, 1984
MA, University of Iowa, 2000

Bertram Turetzky and Diana Gannett

Favorite Symphonic Piece

Mahler 5

Favorite Memory With Orchestra Iowa:

Playing electric bass on Mission Impossible (pops concert) :)

How did you start playing your instrument?

I just thought it was so cool. I decided I preferred playing the oom instead of the pah.

If you weren’t a professional musician, what career would you have?


List three things always found in your refrigerator:

Yogurt, and mineral water.