Personal Summary / Bio
Jean Hein is a founding member of the Columbia Baroque Soloists. She was previously a member of the Baroque Soloists of Illinois, Director of the St. Luke's Recorder Ensemble in Oklahoma City and featured as recdorder soloist on the St. Luke's Sunday at Five Concert Series. She has toured Ireland and Wales performing Baroque and Celtic music and presented recorder recitals in the Midwest, Southwest and Southeast US.
Ms. Hein has extensive experience as a clarinetist. Currently teaching at the Palmetto Center for the Arts, she maintains a clarinet studio in Columbia and plays with several area orchestras and chamber music groups. She has performed in orchestras and ensembles in Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Virginia, Oklahoma, North Carolina and South Carolina, and has been on the faculty of Cornell College and Coe College. She holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and Northwestern University, with further study at the University of Iowa, Indiana University and the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institiute. She currently coaches with Barbara Weiss, with additional study and master classes from Michael Lynn.