Jennifer leads all music programming sponsored by the Department of Music and teaches flute lessons for the department.
Jennifer Gartley, flute, is a native of the Isle of Palms, South Carolina and moved to Saint Louis in 2006. She graduated with the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she studied with Dr. Jonathan Keeble and was the teaching assistant for the flute studio. Jennifer received the Master of Music degree from Louisiana State University in 2003 and her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina in 2001.
She has performed with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Sinfonia da Camera, the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, the Illinois Symphony, and the Owensboro Symphony and currently serves as the principal flutist for Winter Opera Saint Louis and as the Teacher of Applied Flute for Washington University in St. Louis. Jennifer is an Artistic Director and founding member of Chamber Project Saint Louis.
Jennifer is responsible for all music programming sponsored by the Department of Music, including the Great Artists Series, the Danforth University Chamber Music Series, and all 560 Music Center events. She leads communication strategy for the Department of Music, acts as a liaison with the Friends of Music, and is the point of contact for the winds division.