Jennifer Clippert, flute, is a DM degree recipient from Northwestern University and a Chicago-area performer. She is the winner of a number of competitions including the 2001 Musicians Club of Women Farwell Award and the 2000 Flute Talk Competition. In addition, Ms. Clippert has been a finalist and prize winner in the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition, the NFA Performers Masterclass and Piccolo Masterclass Competitions, and the Wisconsin Public Radio Young Artist Competition. Ms. Clippert played with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago from 1996-1998 where she received regular coachings with Donald Peck. She currently freelances with several area groups including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, Chicago Opera Theater and the Chicago Chamber Musicians. A sought-after teacher, she is a faculty member at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and taught previously at The School of Music at DePaul University. Jennifer received her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her MM from Northwestern University where she studied with Walfrid Kujala.