Hailed as “a deft, smooth flute soloist” by the New York Times, flutist Jennifer Grim has given solo and chamber performances throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. For over twenty years, she was the flutist of the award-winning Zéphyros Winds and the New York Chamber Soloists. She is a frequent guest artist with the Boston Chamber Music Society, Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival, Ensemble Flageolet, and has performed with such renowned ensembles such as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, American String Quartet, and with members of the Takacs Quartet and St. Lawrence Quartet.
Jennifer’s recently released album, titled “Through Broken Time” (New Focus Recordings, September 2022), received wide acclaim and featured works by David Sanford, Julia Wolfe, Tania Léon, Alvin Singleton, Allison Loggins-Hull, and Valerie Coleman. Take Effect (February 2023) stated: “A multi-dimensional effort that is quite meticulous and diverse, there just isn’t a second here that’s not exciting and memorable.” The New York Times listed the album in an article titled “5 Albums You Can Listen to Right Now” for its “sharply executed program.” (December 2022).
Jennifer has performed as a soloist with the Frost Symphony Orchestra, Frost Wind Ensemble, Lviv Philharmonic, Boca Raton Symphonia, UNLV Symphony Orchestra, Henderson Symphony Orchestra, the Vermont Summer Music Festival, among others. With Zéphyros Winds, Jennifer has been in residence at universities across the country, including the Juilliard School, Eastman School of Music, Stanford University, Yale School of Music, and many others. She also has performed as Principal Flute of the Mozart Orchestra of New York, Santo Domingo Festival Orchestra, Boca Symphonia, and the Festival Orchestra Napa.
Jennifer is currently Associate Professor at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. She previously served on the faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for twelve years and in 2017 was honored with the Teacher of the Year Award from the UNLV College of Fine Arts. A native of Berkeley, California, Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Yale University. Jennifer is currently the Artistic Administrator for the Frost School at Festival Napa Valley, while also serving as President of the Board of Directors of Chamber Music America and Vice President of the National Flute Association.