Jennifer Johnson
Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion

Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion

oboe

Jennifer Johnson

Originally from Colorado, oboist Jennifer Johnson resides in Los Angeles, California. She is Second Oboe/English Horn of the Los Angeles Opera, Principal Oboe of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Second Oboe of the Santa Barbara Symphony, and has played with many other orchestras across the state, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. She also performed with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra over a span of seven seasons, and for a few weeks in 2007-08 she made two subsequent trips to Hong Kong, where she served as Guest Principal Oboe of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. She has degrees from the University of Colorado, the University of Southern California, and The Colburn School Conservatory, and was the fellowship recipient at the Aspen Music Festival and School for three summers. Her teachers include Peter Cooper, Allan Vogel, David Weiss, Elaine Douvas, Richard Woodhams, and Pedro Diaz. Chamber music is a crucial part of her life, and she has performed for series such as Camerata Pacifica, Chamber Music Palisades, and the South Bay Chamber Music Society. She loves being a teacher, and in the Fall of 2013 she received the position of Oboe Lecturer Faculty at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Ms. Johnson is thrilled to be on faculty at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music.