Jennifer Bouton Schaub has been a member of the Milwaukee Symphony since 2011. She has performed around the world, including an extended appointment with the Australian Ballet and Australian Opera, and is a regular substitute with the Chicago Symphony and the Detroit Symphony. Jennifer performed as Second Flute for Lyric Opera of Chicago from 2014-2016, and, prior to joining the MSO, she was a member of the Virginia Symphony and the Akron Symphony.
Ms. Schaub has been a featured guest artist in numerous American and international festivals, including the Arizona Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival (Piccolo Fellowship), Sunflower Music Festival, Artosphere Festival Orchestra, and AIMS Summer Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria. In 2012 she was a prize-winner in the National Flute Association’s Piccolo Artist Competition.
A committed educator, Jennifer has held faculty positions at Carthage College, Wisconsin Lutheran College, and Carroll University. Other academic affiliations include contributing editor, interview subject, and columnist for Flute Talk Magazine and The Instrumentalist; competition judging for the National Flute Association and the Chicago Flute Club; and founding member of Arts and Community Education (ACE) ensembles for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. In 2009 Jennifer 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).
Ms. Bouton Schaub received a Certificate in Advanced Flute Studies and Master of Music degree 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 Jennifer enjoys being active outdoors with her husband and two young daughters.