Jessica Jensen, Deb MacKenzie to present faculty recital April 23

A recital with Adjunct Professor of Music Jessica Jensen, trumpet, and Visiting Instructor of Music Deb MacKenzie, piano, will be presented Saturday, April 23, at Ripon College.

The performance will begin at 1 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Admission is free and open to the public. Selections will be by Shchedrin, Pergolesi, Ravel, Goedicke, Gubaidulina and Harry James.

Jensen began playing trumpet at the age of 10 in her hometown of Hortonville, Wisconsin. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University in Appleton and her master’s and doctorate degrees in trumpet performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At UW-Madison, she was a member of the faculty ensemble-in-residence. She is an active educator and performer and instructs trumpet players in her private studio.

MacKenzie is an adjunct professor of music at Ripon and accompanies the Ripon College Chamber Singers and Choral Union. She also works in the community as a collaborative pianist, working with vocalists, instrumentalists, choirs, and high school and college theatrical productions.


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Jessica Jensen, left, and Deb MacKenzie

 


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