About: Ms. Jenny Bendelstein
Chicago Flute Academy is spearheaded by Chicago flutist and teacher Jenny Bendelstein. Her greatest joy is to see her students succeed and become involved in Chicago’s classical music scene in their own unique way. Her style is to be friendly, encouraging, and accessible, yet technically demanding!
Ms. Jenny holds a Bachelor's degree in Music from Northwestern University. Her teachers have included Raffaele Trevisani, renowned Italian flutist, Vivian Bergova, and Walfrid Kujala and Richard Graef of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She has also participated in Master Classes with Robert Dick, Jim Walker, and James Galway.
She currently plays in Evanston Symphony Orchestra. She has been a featured soloist with Chicago City-Wide Symphony Orchestra. She is also available for gigs of all kinds.
Ms. Jenny's teaching experience includes teaching artist at After School Learning Tree, La Jolla Music, and St. Helen Catholic School. She also coached students from The San Diego Flute Academy, many of whom placed gold, silver, and bronze in The San Diego Flute Guild Festival. Additionally, she served as a judge for the Southern California Youth Mozart Festival. She also facilitated the launch of a recorder program at The Monarch School, a school for children affected by homelessness in San Diego.
Ms. Jenny's expertise and personability create an easy-going and high quality service for each family and student.