Jennifer Nitchman holds the position of Second Flute with the St. Louis Symphony. Nitchman is the winner of numerous competitions, including First Prize in both the 2001 National Flute Association Young Artist Competition and the 1999 Flute Society of Washington Young Artist Competition. Prior to her appointment with the STL Symphony, Nitchman was pursuing a Doctor of Music degree at Indiana University. She has formerly held summer positions as Principal Flute of the Britt Festival Orchestra and member of the artist faculty at the Brevard Music Center. She previously held the position of Assistant Principal Flute with the United States Army Field Band in Washington, D.C., the Army’s official touring organization. Her teachers include Thomas Robertello, Alice Weinreb, Stephanie Jutt, and Wendy Mehne.