Jenna McBride-Harris, enjoys a varied freelance career performing and teaching in the greater Twin Cities metro area. 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. Jenna relocated to the Twin Cities in August of 2017 where she has presented dozens of masterclasses, has enjoyed performing regularly with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Opera, has established a private teaching studio in St. Paul and is the founding director of the Twin Cities High School Horn Club. 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. In addition to teaching at St. Olaf, Jenna is instructor of horn at the University of Northwestern—St. Paul and at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University.