Prof. Ann Kjerulf Knien is a freelance flutist and music educator in Austin. She is the Adjunct Professor of Flute at Concordia University and heads the KjKn Flute Studio. Mrs. Kjerulf Knien enjoys performing with a variety of local groups, leading masterclasses, and coaching chamber music. An advocate of music education and outreach, she was President of Austin Flute Society 2008-2010. She is passionate about teaching, collaborating on chamber works, delving into the flute and organ repertoire, and premiering new works.
Mrs. Kjerulf Knien holds a M.M. from Boston Conservatory, a B.A./B.M. from University of Washington, with additional studies at El Conservatorio de Granada, Spain. She has performed with the Henri Mancini Institute and Banff Music & Sound programs. Her primary teachers include Doriot Anthony Dwyer, Felix Skowronek, and Carol van Bronkhorst. Additional studies have been taken with Lirio Jose Palomar Faubel, Steven Finley, Pamela Ryker, and John Thorne.