Assistant Principal Trumpeter
Has performed as a leader and featured soloist around the world in a wide array of musical genres. Her three CD's for the ENJA label and her latest CD, At Sea, won her nominations from the Canadian Juno Awards, including an award in 1995 for Vernal Fields. Ms. Jensen can also be heard with the GRAMMY® winning Maria Schneider Orchestra, the IJQ with Geoffrey Keezer, Project O, Nordic Connect and a number of New York-based bands. She has been nominated twice for a Jazz Journalist Association Award in New York. Ms. Jensen was featured on Gil Evans' Porgy and Bess at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, and was also a guest in the festival's "Tribute to Woody Shaw and Freddie Hubbard." She has performed on Saturday Night Live! and was a featured soloist at the Tribute to Billy Holiday project in Brazil. Ms. Jensen was on staff at the Port Townsend Centrum Jazz Workshop for five years and held the professor of jazz trumpet chair at The Bruckner Conservatory of Music in Austria. Currently, she is an Artist-in-Residence on the trumpet faculty at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Ms. Jensen graduated from The Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.