September 12, 2017
Upper Arlington Library
2800 Tremont Road
Columbus, Ohio 43221
Hosted by Deb Anderson
6:30p Doors open
7:00p Opening Remarks
Light refreshments provided.
Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media with her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host and music director. Jennifer began her career as a flutist, performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other world-class ensembles before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a graduate of the world-renowned Eastman School of Music and the recipient of both the Eastman School’s prestigious Performer’s Certificate and a Fulbright grant for advanced study in London, England. She performs actively as a soprano soloist.
As a writer and radio producer, Jennifer Hambrick has interviewed some of the world’s most fascinating people, including Nobel Peace Prize-winning authors, Wolfe Prize-winning mathematicians and many of the world’s foremost classical musicians. Her feature writing has appeared in numerous publications across the country, as well as on WOSU Radio and wosu.org, and has garnered national awards.
Jennifer’s poetry has received numerous awards, including prizes in the international Golden Haiku Competition (Washington, D.C.), the Montenegrin International Haiku Competition in English, the international Kaji Aso Studio Haiku Competition (Boston), and from the Oxford, England-based World Haiku Review. She is the winner of the Ohio Poetry Association’s 2013 Ides of March Competition, and her free-verse poetry has also received nominations for the prestigious Pushcart Prize and the Ohioana Book Award.
Jennifer Hambrick chronicles her work as poet, musician, and broadcaster on her blog, Inner Voices, at jenniferhambrick.com.