Celebrating 60 Years of Musical Excellence

June 26 – July 31, 2021

Jennifer Rickard

JENNIFER RICKARD enjoys a varied career as an orchestral and chamber musician, soloist, recording artist, and teacher. She is a member of both the National Philharmonic and the PostClassical Ensemble. She also substitutes with the National Symphony, the Washington National Opera, and the Richmond Symphony. Rickard has made several recordings for the Naxos label with the PostClassical Ensemble. Of interest are both the CD Dvořák and America, featuring the first-ever recording of Hiawatha Melodrama, inspired by the great Longfellow poem, and the DVD The City, which features the music of Aaron Copland paired with the classic original 1939 film. Additionally, Rickard is featured on the QuinTango CD Triumfal. QuinTango’s recordings can be heard on NPR, CNN, and network television in the U.S. and Costa Rica. Rickard is a sought-after teacher and clinician at both the secondary and collegiate level and maintains a private studio in her home. She received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and her master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Rickard has been on EMF’s faculty since 1990.