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Hailed by the New York Times as “a deft, smooth flute soloist,” Jennifer Grim has performed across the United States as an active solo and chamber musician of both the classic literature and contemporary music. 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. In addition to Zephyros, she is the solo flutist of the New York Chamber Soloists and the principal flutist of the Vermont Mozart Festival. Other solo appearances include the Caramoor, Aspen, Norfolk, and Skaneateles Chamber Music Festivals. As a soloist, she has been featured numerous times at the Vermont Mozart Festival, performing all of the Mozart flute concerti.

In addition to the standard repertoire, Ms. Grim is a strong advocate of contemporary music. She has performed with some of the leading contemporary groups in New York City, including Speculum Musicae, Ensemble Sospeso, ensemble 21 and Sequitur. She recently performed an acclaimed performance of Brian Ferneyhough’s Superscriptio for solo piccolo at the Yale Center for British Art, with the composer in attendance. As a founding member of the award-winning contemporary ensemble Proteus, she performed a sold-out New York debut concert at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and recently appeared at Lincoln Center presented by Great Performances. She is also a member of Fireworks New Music Ensemble, a rock-based chamber group whose recent performances included Weill Recital Hall, Miller Theater at Columbia University and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Recent performances include concerti with the Music Naturally Festival in Pennsylvania, and the Vermont Mozart Festival.  Ms. Grim also presented a series of all-French solo recital programs to large acclaim at Yale University, Saint Francis College and Trinity Church in New York. Other events include chamber performances as a guest artist with the Caramoor Virtuosi, as well as performances at Lincoln Center, Bargemusic and Zankel Hall.

A native of Berkeley, California, Ms. Grim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and received her Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Yale University. She is currently Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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