Garfield Jackson is Principal Viola of the Oxford Philharmonic. He was born in London and studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal Academy of Music. He has been a member of the Endellion String Quartet since it’s foundation in 1979. The quartet has appeared worldwide, given regular high-profile series in London, broadcasts for the BBC and has for twenty years been resident at Cambridge University. As a soloist, Garfield has appeared at the Southbank, Barbican and Wigmore Hall. As a chamber musician, he has appeared with many international artists including Steven Isserlis and Joshua Bell. Garfield currently teaches viola at the Royal Academy of Music and chamber music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.