Jessica Kunttu joins AIMS in summer 2019 as Principal Librarian. She has been Assistant Librarian with the North Carolina Symphony in Raleigh, NC since 2016. In addition to work as a librarian, she enjoys an active freelance life as a bassoonist and contrabassoonist, performing regularly with the NC Symphony, NC Opera, and Carolina Ballet. She holds degrees from Stony Brook University (DMA, MM) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BM, BA) and her primary teachers include Frank Morelli, John Pederson, and Mark Popkin.
As a teacher, Jessica serves on faculty of the North Carolina Chamber Music Institute, the Chapel Hill International Chamber Music Festival, and will join the faculty of Duke University in Fall 2019.