Jennifer Streeter has performed throughout the United States and Europe with acclaimed ensembles such as the North Carolina, Indianapolis, and Seattle Baroque Orchestras, Three Notch'd Road: the Charlottesville Baroque Ensemble, Raleigh Camerata, and as concerto soloist with the Monte Carlo Philharmonic and Indiana University Baroque Orchestras. In addition she has been a featured artist at the Bloomington, Magnolia Baroque and Amherst Early Music Festivals. She holds masters' degrees in harpsichord and recorder from the Early Music Institute at Indiana University, studying with Elisabeth Wright and Eva Legêne. Originally from Europe, she now calls Cary, NC home where she is a freelance musician and massage therapist.
She teaches privately and at workshops such as the Amherst Early Music Festival, the Shenandoah Recorder Society, and the Triangle Recorder Society (NC). She is the Music Director of the Triangle Recorder Society where she conducts monthly playing meetings as well as the director of the annual Triangle Recorder Society workshop.
JENNIFER ANNE STREETER
Cary, NC U.S.A.
- Harpsichord -- Soloist with the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Bach C minor concerto for two harpsichords. Soloist with the Indiana University Baroque Orchestra as winner of the Indiana University Early Music concerto competition, Bach A major harpsichord concerto. Recent performances as a continuo artist include regular appearances with the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Raleigh Camerata, and Three Notch’d Road, with which she was featured in a nationally reviewed recording entitled Shepherd’s Star: Music for Twelfth Night. Other select performances include the Seattle Baroque Orchestra: Handel Messiah (continuo organ), Pergolesi La Serva Padrona; Columbus Indiana Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus: Bach St. John Passion & Bach B minor Mass (continuo organ), Handel Messiah & Handel Israel in Egypt; Indiana University Pro Arte Singers: Bach St. John Passion (continuo organ); Anima e Corpo: Charpentier Acteon; Stanley Ritchie and friends: Vivaldi Four Seasons.
- Recorder -- Soloist with the Indiana University Baroque Orchestra as winner of the Indiana University Early Music concerto competition, Vivaldi Tempesta di Mare concerto; Soloist with Monte-Carlo Symphony Orchestra, Telemann Suite in A minor. Recent performances include appearances with the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Raleigh Camerata, and Three Notch’d Road: Bach Brandenburg concerto no. 4. Other select performances include Magnolia Baroque Festival Orchestra: Bach Brandenburg concerto no. 4; Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra: Bach and Charpentier; Anima e Corpo: Blow Venus and Adonis.
Piano -- Soloist with the Monte-Carlo Symphony Orchestra, Bach C major double keyboard concerto; Soloist with the Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra as winner of the Wheaton College Conservatory keyboard concerto competition, Beethoven Concerto no. 4.
Piano accompaniment -- West Suburban Choral Union, principal accompanist (2001-2002), Wheaton Symphony Chorus, rehearsal accompanist (Summers 2001, 2002 & 2006), Wheaton Conservatory Women’s Chorale, principal accompanist (1996-1997).
Conducting -- Student conductor of Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, Von Suppe Poet and Peasant Overture and excerpts of Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite (1998-1999); assistant conductor of the Wheaton Percussion Ensemble (Spring 1999); member of USC Conductor's Institute (Summers 1998 & 1999).
Choral -- West Suburban Choral Union in performances of Britten’s War Requiem (May 2001) and Mendelssohn's Elijah (Nov. 1997), Wheaton Conservatory Women's Chorale (1995-1997).
Teaching / Leadership experience
- Music Director, Triangle Recorder Society (NC), Fall 2014-present.
- Recorder instructor and co-Director, Triangle Recorder Society Spring Workshop, 2011- present.
- Recorder instructor, Amherst Early Music Festival (CT), 2012-present.
- Recorder instructor, Shenandoah Recorder Society workshop, 2015.
- Co-Director, Monteverdi Vespers, Wheaton College Concert Choir, Wheaton, IL, Spring 2006.
- Adjunct professor of music appreciation and aural skills, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, Spring 2006.
- Associate instructor of harpsichord, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2004-2005.
- Associate instructor of music theory (aural skills), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Fall 2003-Spring 2004.
- Assistant instructor of recorder, Indiana University Recorder Academy, Bloomington, IN, Summer 2005.
- Graduate assistant in music theory, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD, Fall 1999.
- Teacher's assistant in keyboard skills, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, Spring 1999.
- Substitute teacher in music theory, Académie de Musique Prince Rainier III, Monaco, Spring 2000.
- Private teacher/tutor in music theory, piano, recorder, and French, 1992-95.
- MM Harpsichord performance, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, December 2005. Harpsichord professor, Ms. Elisabeth Wright.
MM Recorder performance, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, December 2005. Recorder professor, Ms. Eva Legêne.
BM Piano performance summa cum laude, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, May 1999. Piano professor, Dr. William Phemister.
Graduate of the Académie de Musique Prince Rainier III, Monaco, June 1995 in recorder, piano, music theory, Classical and Baroque chamber music. Recorder professor, Ms. Marie-Claire Bert. Piano professor, Ms. Dubravka Kovacevich.
Graduate of the Conservatoire National de Région de Nice, France, June 1994 in advanced music theory and Baroque chamber music. Chamber music coach, Mr. Gilbert Bezzina.
Awards and scholarships
Performer’s Certificates in recorder and harpsichord, Indiana University (Fall 2005); Stella Russell Scholarship in music, Wheaton College (April 1998 & 1999); Prix Prince Rainier III (June 1994); numerous scholarships from the Monaco government (1992-1995).