Entela Jaupi is a professional violinist, performer and teacher. Entela was a member of the Albanian Opera House as a violinist in Tirana, Albania. Her performances include opera, ballet, classical and contemporary repertoire by Puccini, Verdi, Mascagni, Leoncavallo, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky in addition to others. She has performed on the most prestigious of European stages and toured all throughout Europe including Italy, Greece and Turkey.
After her move to the states, Entela studied with Hai Xin Wu, assistant concertmaster of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Her performances also include many solo recitals in the metro area and Canada as well as orchestras including BBSO, LSO, DSO, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Isle, Plymouth (Michigan Philharmonic), etc. Many of the venues include DTE Theater, WFCU Center in Windsor, Madonna College Plymouth Arts Center, Cherry Hill Village Theater, etc. She has played alongside legends including Led Zeppelin, Josh Groban and The Priests of Ireland.
In addition, she does numerous clinics and master classes in the districts of Livonia and Plymouth Canton and adjudicates throughout the Metro Area. She has a love of teaching all students who share an excitement and passion for music!