A former prizewinner of the Music Teachers National Association Competition, Omaha-based violinist, Jennifer Ahn, is a performer and educator who shares her knowledge and passion of music across North America, Europe, and Asia. She recently made her Carnegie debut and has had solo performances with the Karwendel Festival Orchestra (Mittenwald, Germany) and Orchestra Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska), as well as chamber performances in the United States, Canada, and Germany. She has appeared in Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Heifetz International Institute and National Arts Centre Youtube channels, and on Kansas Public Radio and BR-Klassik Radio. Highlighted as a “Notable Alumni” of the Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM), Jennifer frequently returns to OCM to give performances, masterclasses, and chamber coachings, and she served this past summer as an Emerging Young Artist-Faculty at the OCM 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, Hagai Shaham, Grigory Kalinovsky, David Kim, 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.