Jennifer Dior

Jennifer Dior is a native of Smithtown, Long Island, New York. She earned a bachelor of
music performance from Manhattan School of Music in New York City. She has lived in
Charlotte, NC since 1991 with her husband Rick Dior.

She has performed with the following groups:
Opera Carolina Orchestra; Principal flute, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra; second flute,
third flute/piccolo. Additionally, she has played with many orchestras in the region,
including; Greenville (SC) Symphony, Greensboro (NC), SC Philharmonic, Charleston
Symphony (SC), Winston Salem Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Roanoke
Symphony and Asheville Symphony.

Chamber music experiences include Queen City Wind Quintet, Pentavia Woodwind
quintet, Flute 4 and numerous others. She has played on Music at St. Peters, Providence
Chamber series, Museum series in Columbia, SC.

She currently teaches at UNC Charlotte, Queens University of Charlotte, and Arts+ in addition to
maintaining an active home studio. She has taught flute students from age seven to adults.
Since August 2019, she has been the conductor of the Charlotte Flute Choir. She is a board
member of the Charlotte Flute Association, whose mission is to promote the unity of the
flute community in the Charlotte area of all things flute related through education and
performance events throughout the year.

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