Cellist Jamie Clark of Boulder, Colorado has been praised for her sensitive, imaginative, and colorful sense of artistry. She has concertized throughout North America, Europe, and Asia as a recitalist and a chamber musician. She has performed solo and chamber recitals in venues such as Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Boston’s Jordan Hall, Eastman’s Kodak Hall, New York City’s American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Most recently Jamie received the Presser Foundation’s Graduate Music Award at the New England Conservatory, was a candidate in the 2015 Naumburg International Cello Competition, and was the Recipient of the George and Elsie Hodder String Scholarship for Doctor of Musical Arts Studies at the New England Conservatory.
As a chamber musician, Jamie has had the opportunity to collaborate with members of the Takács, Cleveland, Juilliard, Ying, Cavani, and Malibran Quartets, and individuals including Máté Szücs of the Berlin Philharmonic, Kim Kashkashian, Carol Rodland, and Oleh Krysa. She has also had the opportunity to play for and study with such distinguished musicians as Laurence Lesser, Ralph Kirshbaum, Pieter Wispelwey, Gary Hoffman, Lluis Claret, and Steven Isserlis.
Both an enthusiastic chamber musician and entrepreneur of collaborative outreach programs, Jamie is a Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival. The festival celebrated its inaugural season “Crossing the Divide” in the summer of 2017. She has also participated in a variety of international music festivals including Thy Chamber Music Festival, The Holland Music Sessions, the London Masterclasses, and Violoncelles á Fontfroide.
Jamie serves as a faculty member at the Phillips Exeter Academy, the Boston String Academy, the All Newton Music School, and as teaching assistant to Laurence Lesser, Dr.Sean Gallagher and Dr. Katarina Markovic at the New England Conservatory. She is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the New England Conservatory and graduated with honors from both the Eastman School of Music (BM) where she was a student of David Ying, and the New England Conservatory (MM) where she was a student of Paul Katz.