Jennifer’s newest venture is becoming the founder and director of the Halifax Institute of Traditional and Early Music. For more information, click here.
Jen is a classical and Celtic/traditional flute player, teacher, arranger, and composer who performs on the modern orchestral flute, the Irish wooden flute, and the Baroque flute. She holds a Master's degree in Music (Performance) from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University.
Along with Anthony Rissesco and Phil Schappert, Jen is a member of the progressive-traditional trio Papilio. Their debut album, First Flight, received ECMA and Music Nova Scotia nominations; their second album, Sociable Butterflies, is now available. Jen is also a member of the Wildwood Flute and Harp Duo with premier harper Alys Howe.
We are delighted to welcome both Jennifer and Anthony back to Re-Jigged to dazzle us in a special noontime performance of their Trad Ensemble.