Jennifer K. Fried

Instructor in Music
Jennifer Fried


B.M. Eastman School of Music

M.Mus. Northwestern University


A horn player, Ms. Fried can be seen performing with numerous orchestras, chamber ensembles, and opera and musical theater productions throughout New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont. She plays regularly with the Lexington Symphony, where she is 3rd horn. From 2000 to 2005, she was a member of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra.

As a founding member of the Barossa Quintet, Ms. Fried has performed in Chicago’s Music in the Loft chamber music series and WFMT’s Dame Myra Hess series broadcast live from the Chicago Cultural Center. She has made educational presentations for the International Music Foundation and the Ravinia Festival and has been seen in recitals at Northwestern University and at the Ravinia Festival’s Bennett Gordon Hall, among many other Midwest and New England venues. While in Chicago, she performed with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Symphonies of Elgin, Illinois, South Bend, Indiana, and Ft. Wayne, Indiana, as well as a variety of ensembles throughout the Midwest. She has also performed with New York’s Rochester Philharmonic and Albany Symphony, and with the Erie Ballet.

Ms. Fried received her Bachelor of Music degree in Horn Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music and her Master of Music in French Horn Performance from Northwestern University. Previously, she served on the music faculties of Elmhurst College, Elgin Community College, the Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago and Plymouth State University. She currently teaches horn at the Academy.