B.M. Cleveland Institute of Music, M.M. University of Kentucky, D.M.A. University
Jennifer Brown joined the faculty Illinois Wesleyan University in 2013, where she
teaches applied trumpet and brass chamber music.
Jennifer enjoys an active career balancing her love of performing and teaching. She
is currently the principal trumpet of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra and
second trumpet of the Heartland Festival Orchestra. She is a member of Transit Brass
and performs regularly with the Illinois Consortium Quintet. She has performed with
the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, Lexington Philharmonic, Owensboro
Symphony Orchestra and The Prairie Ensemble. Before moving to central Illinois, she
played soprano cornet with the Lexington Brass Band and was a member of the Victory
Brass Quintet in Lexington, Kentucky.
She holds a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, a Master of Music
from the University of Kentucky and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her former teachers include Michael Sachs, Ronald Romm,
Robert Sullivan, James Darling, Charles Daval, Mark Clodfelter and Vincent DiMartino.