Flutist Jennifer Grim’s remarkable depth and breadth as a performer of solo and chamber repertoire is gaining broad national acclaim. First prize winner in several national chamber music competitions, Ms. Grim has performed with such groups as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble. She is the flutist of the award-winning Zéphyros Winds, as well as the solo flutist of the New York Chamber Soloists, with whom she recently gave an acclaimed performance of Mozart Concerto in D major at the Morgan Library in New York. Other solo appearances include the Caramoor, Aspen, Norfolk, and Skaneateles Chamber Music Festivals. Ms. Grim was the Principal Flute of the Vermont Mozart Festival and for many years was a featured soloist, performing all of the Mozart flute concerti and the flute quartets. She has also collaborated as a chamber artist with pianists Menahem Pressler, Charles Wadsworth, and Philippe Entremont, and guitarist Eliot Fisk. Recently, she was recently invited by Maestro Entremont to be Principal Flute at the Santo Domingo Music Festival Orchestra.
A passionate advocate of contemporary music, Ms. Grim has performed with some of the leading contemporary groups in New York City, including Speculum Musicae, Manhattan Sinfonietta, Le Train Bleu, ensemble 21 and Sequitur.
Ms. Grim has given master classes across the country, specializing in both solo and chamber music. Among the institutions at which she has appeared are the Juilliard School, Yale University, Eastman School of Music, Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, National Conservatory of Music, Santo Domingo (DR), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Currently, Ms. Grim is a consultant for Music in Reach, an iPhone application for music education.
A native of Berkeley, California, Ms. Grim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Yale University. She is currently Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.