Francesca Manjarrez-Jourawleff received her Bachelor's degree from The Crane School of Music and her Masters degree at Long Island University, where she graduated with honors. She studied violin performance for many years with master teacher Lazar Gozman at Stony Brook University. She has performed in numerous solo recitals, chamber ensembles and orchestras throughout Long Island and New York City for over 20 years. Her many orchestral experiences include performances with St. Martin Symphony, Stony Brook Graduate Orchestra, Queens College Orchestra, Hofstra University Orchestra, C.W. Post Orchestra, Dowling Symphony Orchestra, Island Lyric Opera, Sound Symphony, Choral Society of the Moriches and Choral Society of the Hamptons. She was Co-founder of The Hampton Chamber Orchestra, critically acclaimed for its dynamic performances throughout Long Island.