Jennifer Bouton Schaub

Jennifer Bouton Schaub

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music — Flute
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    Jennifer Bouton Schaub has been a member of the Milwaukee Symphony since 2011. She has performed around the world as a guest artist, clinician, and orchestra member, winning an extended appointment with the Australian Ballet and Australian Opera in 2019.

    Ms. Schaub performed as Acting Second Flute with Lyric Opera of Chicago for two seasons, and performs regularly with the Chicago Symphony and Detroit Symphony Orchestras. Her album of the Vivaldi Piccolo concertos is the first complete recording of the concerti by a North American piccoloist. She has performed the most famous of these, the C Major concerto (RV 443), numerous times, including a performance with the Milwaukee Symphony and Nicholas McGegan in 2023. Her own edition of the Vivaldi piccolo concertos will be published in 2025.

    Ms. Schaub has been a featured guest artist in numerous American and international festivals, including the Lakes Area Music Festival, Arizona Music Festival, Sunflower Music Festival, Artosphere Festival Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival (Piccolo Fellowship), and AIMS Summer Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria. In 2012, she was a prize-winner in the National Flute Association’s Piccolo Artist Competition.

    Ms. Schaub has held faculty positions at Carthage College, Wisconsin Lutheran College, and Carroll University. In 2009, she was an assistant editor and research assistant for the publication of the revised edition of Jeanne Baxtresser’s essential book, Orchestral Excerpts for Flute (Presser). Other publication credits include contributing editor, interview subject, and columnist for Flute Talk Magazine and The Instrumentalist.

    As a Wm. S. Haynes Performing Artist, she plays a custom 10K gold flute with a 19.5K headjoint. She plays a custom Keefe piccolo with a cocus headjoint and 14K gold sleeve.

    Ms. Schaub received a Master of Music degree and Certificate in Advanced Flute Studies from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory. Her teachers include Jeanne Baxtresser, Alberto Almarza, and Marina Piccinini. Originally from Denver, Colorado, in her spare time, she enjoys being active outdoors with her family.

    • Master of Music in Flute Performance — Carnegie Mellon University
    • Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance — Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
    • Applied Flute Lessons
    • National Flute Association Piccolo Artist Competition — Finalist and Prizewinner
    • Flute Talk Magazine — “Let’s Talk Picc” columnist; contributor; interview subject; artist profile
    • Instrumentalist Magazine — contributor
    • Complete Vivaldi Piccolo Concertos — performer