Flutist, Executive and Artistic Director,
Entrepreneurial concert flutist Jennie Brown recently served as Artistic and Executive Director of Ear Taxi Festival, showcasing Chicago’s vibrant new and experimental music community. Ear Taxi festival featured 600 musicians in venues throughout Chicago and released virtually from July – November 2021.
An active performer throughout Chicago in solo, chamber, contemporary, and orchestral settings, Brown performed numerous times on WFMT radio and with elite ensembles including performances with Chicago Opera Theater, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the Lyric Opera Orchestra of Chicago. She celebrated the release of her second solo album on Innova Recordings titled Giantess in 2019, featuring the music of Carter Pann, Shulamit Ran, Augusta Read Thomas, Valerie Coleman, and Misook Kim. The album was featured in Chicago Tribune music critic Howard Reich’s Best Classical Albums of 2019.
Brown serves as Executive and Artistic Director of the chamber ensemble Picosa, performing at DePaul University’s Holtschneider Performance Center, the Driehaus Museum, and Epiphany Center of the Arts, with residencies at Elmhurst University and North Central College. Brown is proud to serve on the board of Chamber Music America, teaches at Wheaton College, and is the founder, director, and faculty member of Credo Flute. Please visit: JennieBrownFlute.com.