A native Oregonian, Jenna McBride-Harris enjoys a varied freelance career as a performer and educator in the Twin Cities. 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 was a founding member in several active chamber ensembles, including a horn and harp duo. She held positions as second horn in the Canton and Kentucky Symphony Orchestras and performed regularly with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic, and West Virginia Symphony Orchestra among others. Since relocating to the Cities, she has enjoyed regular performances with the Minnesota Opera, Minnesota Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, as well as chamber music opportunities. An engaging and invested educator, McBride-Harris is Visiting Assistant Professor of Horn at St. Olaf College and maintains a private teaching studio in West St. Paul. The summers will find Dr. McBride-Harris (or Dr. McB to her students,) alternately working in her garden, teaching horn at various summer music camps, and every other summer, teaching at the International Orchestra Camp Lüchow in Lüchow, Germany.