Prof. Ann Kjerulf Knien is a freelance flutist and music educator in Austin, Texas. She is an adjunct professor at Concordia University Texas and heads the KjKn Flute Studio. An advocate of music education and outreach, she is the former president of the Austin Flute Society. Prof. Kjerulf Knien is passionate about teaching, collaborating on chamber works, and premiering new works.
She holds a Master of Music from Boston Conservatory and a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music from the University of Washington. Teachers include Doriot Anthony Dwyer, Felix Skowronek, and Carol van Bronkhorst. She took additional studies with Lirio Jose Palomar Faubel, Steven Finley, Pamela Ryker, and John Thorne.