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Jenny Shin

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BM University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MM Northwestern University
DMA University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


A native of San Diego, California, flutist Jenny Shin is a performer, educator, chamber ensemble coach and wind pedagogy instructor. She is an avid solo recitalist in Chicago. As an orchestral musician, she shared stages with prestigious ensembles such as the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera and the San Antonio Symphony. 

She has garnered top performance prizes from numerous competitions, including National Crescendo Awards, Yamaha Young Performing Artist, Musical Merit of California, Illinois Flute Society, San Diego Flute Guild and the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition. She made her solo artist debut as the winner of Krannert Debut Artist Competition in 2016. 

In addition to her performing, Ms. Shin is a passionate teacher. She has been a part of the faculty with the Illinois Summer Youth Music Pre-College Flute Camp since 2014 and has served as teaching assistant at both the University of Illinois and Northwestern University during her studies. 

Ms. Shin is a frequent adjudicator and clinician. She has been on the adjudicating panel for the Chicago Flute Club, various Chicago area concerto competitions as well as the Music Teacher's National Association. She serves as the international liaison for the National Flute Association and is a Yamaha Performing Artist. 

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