UNLV Flute Professor, soloist, and chamber player, Jennifer Grim, joins members of the Young Artists Orchestra in chamber music works by Mozart, Gounod, Bozza, and Ligeti.
Ms. Grim is an Ambassador Clinician for Haynes Flutes and is currently Associate Professor of Music at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Artistic Director of the UNLV Chamber Music Series, and serves on the Board of Directors of Chamber Music America and the National Flute Association.
Hailed as “a deft, smooth flute soloist” by the New York Times, Jennifer Grim’s remarkable depth and breadth as a performer of solo and chamber repertoire has gained broad national acclaim. First prize winner in several national chamber music competitions, Ms. Grim has performed with such renowned ensembles as the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble. She is the flutist of the award-winning Zéphyros Winds and the New York Chamber Soloists. Other solo appearances include the Caramoor, Aspen, Norfolk, and Skaneateles Chamber Music Festivals.
Highlights of recent seasons included solo performances with the Lviv Philharmonic (Ukraine), UNLV Symphony Orchestra, Henderson Symphony Orchestra, and the Vermont Summer Music Festival. Other noted performances include an appearance as soloist in the Mozart Concerto No. 1 in G major with maestro Philippe Entremont and the Boca Raton Symphonia, and guest artist performances with the Boston Chamber Music Society and the American String Quartet with harpist Nancy Allen. As Chair of the Cultural Outreach Committee of the National Flute Association, Ms. Grim has programmed a series of concerts featuring African American, Latin American, and Latino composers, leading to solo performances of works by Diego Vega, David Sanford, and Valerie Coleman.
With Zéphyros Winds, Grim recently performed the American premiere of the Wolfgang Rihm Wind Quintet in New York City at the Music in Midtown Chamber Music Series. The ensemble has also held residencies at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Skidmore College, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Brandeis University. Upcoming performances include residencies at Stanford University, San Francisco State University, Brigham Young University, and other chamber music venues in California and Utah.
Ms. Grim has given masterclasses 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, Arizona State University, University of Iowa, University of Oregon, University of Arizona, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, University of the Pacific, and the Idyllwild Arts Academy.
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. An Ambassador Clinician for Haynes Flutes, Ms. Grim is currently Associate Professor of Music at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Artistic Director of the UNLV Chamber Music Series, and serves on the Board of Directors of Chamber Music America and the National Flute Association.