Jean Hein, clarinetist and Baroque recorder performer is currently teaching for the Palmetto Center for the Arts, and she maintains a large clarinet studio in Columbia, SC. In addition, she plays clarinet 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, Coe College and Columbia College.
As a Baroque recorder player, Hein was previously a member of the Baroque Soloists of Illinois, Director of the St. Luke’s Recorder Ensemble in Oklahoma City and featured as recorder 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. She holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and Northwestern University, with further study at the University of Iowa.
Jean Hansen Hein is a contributing performer on both Sounds of Serenity and Sounds of Solace. Jean graduated from Oberlin College in 1976.