An active performer of both jazz and classical music, Idit has played in various distinguished venues in the United States and abroad, such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Lincoln Center in New York.
As a jazz saxophonist, Shner performed at the Diet Coke Woman in Jazz Festival (NY), Bellayre Festival (NY), and New-Trier Jazz Festival (IL); toured with pianist Jangun Bae in Korea and Japan; and continues to perform with her jazz quartet in the Pacific Northwest. Her inaugural project involved ancient melodies from the Jewish liturgy performed in a jazz setting. Her first jazz CD, Tuesday’s Blues, was released on OA2 Records and received great reviews from JazzTimes, All Music Guide, and Jazz Review. Idit’s second jazz release, Nine Short Stories, received four stars in Downbeat Magazine. Her second release, 9 Short Stories, garnered a 4-star review in Downbeat Magazine.