Violinist Hulda Jónsdóttir began playing the violin at age 4 in her native Iceland. She holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School in New York where she studied with Robert Mann, David Chan and Laurie Smukler. Hulda is currently based in Copenhagen where she plays as co-principal second violin in the Royal Danish Orchestra and all over Europe with her newly formed string quintet Wooden Elephant. Hulda made her solo debut with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra at age 15 and has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Since September 2006 Hulda has played on a violin by Vincenzo Sanino (ca. 1920) and a bow by Victor Fetique on generous loan from the Rachel Elizabeth Barton foundation in Chicago.