Jill Heinke Moen, a 2004-05 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar, received her Postgraduate Diploma in flute in 2005 from the Royal College of Music where she studied with concert flautist and recording artist Susan Milan. An Illinois native, Ms. Heinke earned her Bachelor of Music from the University of California at Santa Barbara with Highest Honors studying with Jill Felber of the renowned ZAWA! Chamber ensemble. While at UC Santa Barbara, Ms. Heinke earned numerous awards in both the classical and jazz genres. In 2006, she completed her Master of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music on scholarship with Timothy Day. Ms. Heinke enjoys promoting new works, and has premiered chamber works with the UC Santa Barbara and the Royal College of Music new music ensembles, as well as with Areon.
An advocate of community outreach, Jill worked with underprivileged middle school youth in San Francisco through the Conservatory in the Schools program. She teaches at middle and high schools in Oakland, Palo Alto, and San Francisco, and operates her private studio in San Francisco and Mountain View.