Jennifer Marotta is currently a freelance musician and trumpet teacher in Los Angeles, California. Raised in Naperville, IL, she earned her BM from Northwestern University and her MM from DePaul University, where her primary teachers were Barbara Butler and John Hagstrom. Jennifer was a member of the “President’s Own” United States Marine Band from 2001-2005, where she was an active soloist and chamber musician. She is currently a member of the Grand Teton Music Festival and the Music of the Baroque Ensemble in Chicago. Jennifer has also performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, LA Opera, LA Chamber Orchestra, LA Master Chorale, Atlanta Opera Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony, Greenville Symphony, Annapolis Symphony, and the New World Symphony. She held the position of Assistant Professor of Trumpet at Kennesaw State University from 2006-2012, and was Artist in Residence at Emory University from 2006-2010.
Jennifer has appeared as a soloist with numerous orchestras and universities, including the “President’s Own” Marine Band, Georgia Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Chamber Winds, Kennesaw State University’s Wind Ensemble, Emory University’s Wind Ensemble, and many more. Ms. Marotta, along with Thomas Hooten, edited the newest edition the Arban book, published by Carl Fischer. She is currently a board member of the International Women’s Brass Conference and co-editor for their bi-annual newsletter.