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Jennifer Oliverio joined the faculty at Oakland University as the Assistant Professor of Trumpet in the Fall of 2020 where she teaches the trumpet studio and coordinates the brass ensembles. She is principal cornet of the Fountain City Brass Band, flugelhorn player in the Athena Brass Band, and gives regular masterclasses and clinics across the United States on the topic of British Brass Band cornet playing for the American trumpet player. Jen is currently working on a commission and recording project of new works composed for solo cornet/flugelhorn and piano that will be released in the Fall of 2021. She recently presented a warm up session for the International Trumpet Guild 2021 conference and acted as a teaching artist for the ITG youth trumpet competitions. Jen is on the board of directors for the Fountain City Brass Band, the Athena Brass Band, and is on the Visionary Panel for the National Youth Brass Band of America.
As an orchestral musician, Jen has performed as an extra with the Kansas City Symphony and the Alabama Symphony. She also performed as the second trumpet player with the Colorado MahlerFest Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Jen is a founding member of the Trilogy Brass Trio based out of Kansas City and has performed with Trilogy at the International Women’s Brass Conference.
As a teacher, Jen has had students accepted as semi-finalists in the National Trumpet Competition, semi-finalists for the International Trumpet Guild solo competitions, and as winners in the North American Brass Band Championships solo and ensemble competitions. Recently, her students also successfully won section captions in the Kapitol Cory Virtual Brass Band Competition for best cornet section.
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Jen is proud mother to son Ben and wife to husband Patrick.