Jenna McBride-Harris, has enjoyed a varied freelance career performing and teaching in Ohio, Minnesota, and more recently as one of the horn faculty instructors at Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan. After earning her Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, McBride-Harris moved to Ohio where she earned her masters and doctoral degrees at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and The Ohio State University respectively. In Ohio, she held positions as second horn in the Canton and Kentucky Symphony Orchestras and enjoyed performing with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic, and West Virginia Symphony Orchestra among others. She was also a founding member of two chamber ensembles; the Ohio River Brass Quintet, and JplaysH, a horn and harp duo. Jenna relocated to the Twin Cities in August of 2017 where she has presented masterclasses all over the metro area, has enjoyed performing with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Opera, and has established a private teaching studio in St. Paul. McBride-Harris is also a founding member of two new Twin Cities based chamber ensembles, the North Star Winds and Minnesota’s premiere horn trio, SixtyThreeFeet.
Lakes Area Music Festival
715 Laurel Street
Brainerd MN 56401
Hours: T, W, F 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.