Originally from Hamilton, Virginia, Jenni Foutch began studying flute at an early age; it has become her life endeavor to participate in and share the joys of music through performing and teaching. Mrs. Foutch’s career thus far includes that of teacher, performer, and clinician.
She has performed in a variety of ensembles across the country, maintained private studios in Indiana and North Carolina, and worked in and around a variety of public school music programs. Most recently, she has established a music studio in Syracuse, New York teaching both flute and piano.
She is an active recitalist in the Syracuse area performing at venues such as the Everson Museum of Art, Onondaga County Libraries, various churches, and for other organizations. She is a member of Foutch & Ferrara Duo, Viriditas Flute Trio, and has served on the board of Civic Morning Musicals. Educated at Taylor University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music, Mrs. Foutch holds both the Bachelors and the Masters degrees in flute performance. Her primary teachers include Bonita Boyd, Deborah Egekvist, Julia Mattern, and Trudy Whitford. Mrs. Foutch has performed in master classes with Trevor Wye and Marina Piccinini. Teaching experiences have taken her to diverse positions, including serving as guest clinician in Guilford County, North Carolina; UNCG Summer Music Camp; First Baptist Church Summer Choir Camp Instructor; and Cathedral Academy of Pompeii After School Music Program. She has written several articles for Flute Talk, including “The Differences Between Metals” (July/Aug 2010) and “Building a Network” (October 2013).