2017 KMF ALUMNI
A former prizewinner of the Music Teachers National Association Competition, Omaha-based violinist Jennifer Ahn is a performer and educator who has shared her knowledge and passion of classical music across North America, Europe, and Asia. Recent performance engagements include solo performances with Orchestra Omaha (Omaha, NE), Westwood Chamber Orchestra (Los Angeles, CA), and the Ottawa Chamber Symphony (Ottawa, KS), as well as chamber performances in the United States, Canada, and Germany. She has appeared on the Heifetz International Institute and National Arts Centre Youtube channels, Kansas Public Radio, and BR-Klassik Radio. Highlighted as a “Notable Alumni” of the Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM), Jennifer frequently returns to the Conservatory to give performances, masterclasses, and chamber music coachings, and she served this past summer as an Emerging Young Artist-Faculty at the OCM Summer Institute.
Ahn began her music studies at the age of 6 and a half, and has since studied with artists such as Arnold Steinhardt, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Grigory Kalinovsky, Victor Tretjakov, the late Stephen Clapp, and Brian Lewis, among many others. An avid chamber musician, she has worked with many prominent names including Nicholas Mann, David Geber, Leonid Gorokhov, and members of the American, Chiara, Borromeo, Emerson, and Orion string quartets. She studied with Ruth Meints at the Omaha Conservatory of Music and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree with Pinchas Zukerman and Patinka Kopec at the Manhattan School of Music.