Pianist Jennifer Muñiz, D.M.A., has performed in Spain, Italy, Mexico and the United States.
Muñiz has garnered numerous honors since her concerto debut at age eleven, including her
New York solo debut at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, performances at the United Nations,
Steinway Hall, and the Polish Embassy in Chicago, and recitals at the Auditorio Principe Felipe
in Oviedo, Spain. Muñiz has been published in Clavier Companion and American Music
Teacher. In 2018, Muñiz released a solo piano CD (Centaur Records), An American Romantic:
Piano Music of Arne Oldberg (1874-1962); and a chamber music CD (Afinat Records): Cantos
del Emigrante and More Songs for Tenor and Piano by Jorge Muñiz.
Jennifer Muñiz performs as a solo and collaborative pianist, and is the pianist for Ensemble
CONCEPT/21, a new music ensemble that has performed at venues such as the Chicago
Latino Music Festival. Duo Laelia, with flutist Ana María Hernandez, has performed in the
Midwest, Southwest and Puerto Rico. The duo specializes in music of living composers of
Spanish and Latin American descent.
Muñiz completed her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Manhattan
School of Music with Philip Kawin; and her Bachelor of Music as a student of Lydia Artymiw at
the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Muñiz, Associate Professor of Music at IU South Bend,
joined the full-time faculty in 2013, and began serving as Chair of the Music Department in