Canadian born violinist Jennifer Ahn holds a Bachelor of Music from the
University of Toronto, Masters of Music and Artist Diploma from Yale University
where she was a full-scholarship recipient and an Orchestral Studies Diploma
from Roosevelt University.
Her principal teachers have been Scott St. John, Martin Beaver, Syoko Aki
and Robert Chen. An alumnus of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and a past member
of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, she has also participated in festivals
such as Spoleto, Music Academy of the West, Schlezwig Holstein Musik Festival,
Colorado College and Pacific Music Festival. Currently she teaches and freelances
in the New York City area.
As a pianist, accordionist, and composer, Lars Potteiger is an experienced
performer and writer in many different styles of music. Since beginning
piano at the age of five, Lars pursued his musical interests down the paths
of classical, jazz, rock, and funk, eventually leading him to the Cincinnati
College-Conservatory of Music. After completing his degree, he moved to
New York City where he now resides. Currently, Lars keeps busy playing
with the talented singer-songwriter Jann Klose, funk legend Milo Z, and
leading his own jazz ensemble, the Lars Potteiger Trio.
Potteiger has been a member of the Dayton Jazz Orchestra, the Afro-Rican
Ensemble, and the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra. He made his orchestral
debut as an accordion soloist with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, and
has also played accordion in a variety of jazz settings. Lars played keyboards
with the Cincinnati local jazz-fusion band Cat City, who released the album,
In and Out in 2005. He had five originals on the double-disc release, which
Cincinnati’s City Beat described as “lay[ing] the groundwork
for the best playing and arranging.”
Lars has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Dennis DiBlasio, John
Fedchock, Bob Beldon, Sam Pilafian, Phil Woods, Greg Abate, Othello Molineux,
Chris Vadalia and John Von Ohlen, among others. He holds a bachelor’s
degree in Jazz Studies and Studio Music from the University of Cincinnati,
College-Conservatory of Music.
Ms Kim received degrees in music and history from Barnard College and Columbia
University. In addition, she studied at L’Ecole Normale de Musique
de Paris. In addition to working for Ten O’Clock Classics, she has
had the additional honor of working with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
School Partnership Program as a Teaching Artist.