Colorado Christian University
Jennifer Stucki

Jennifer Stucki

Faculty Spotlight

Biography and Professional Achievements

Jennifer Stucki maintains a diverse career that includes soloing, orchestra and chamber ensemble work, organizing various collaborative arts projects, and teaching. A recent migrant from Chicago to Denver, she performed as principal oboist with the Skokie Valley Symphony, second oboe and english horn with the Racine Symphony and was a member of the Sapphire Woodwind Quintet. Recent performances include performing with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Collins Symphony and as a guest soloist with North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble performing the Marcello Oboe Concerto.

Additionally she has performed with the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Marriott Hotel Theater pit orchestras, Fifth House Ensemble, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, and Civic Orchestra of Chicago as well as many others. From 2005-2009 she was the principal oboist for the Navy Band and part of the Fair Winds Woodwind Quintet. She has been a featured soloist multiple times with the Skokie Valley Symphony, the Navy Band, and multiple chorale organizations in the Chicago area. She is inspired by vocal music, stories, nature, the culinary arts, and enjoys seeing how life can be expressed through music.

A native of Colorado Springs, Jennifer moved to Chicago in 2000 to attend the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University. Since then she has earned her Bachelor’s degree from CCPA and her Master’s degree from DePaul University. She has studied with Jelena Dirks, Eugene Izotov, Grover Schiltz and Scott Hostetler. In addition, she has performed in masterclasses given by Alex Klein, Robert Walters and Carolyn Hove.

Jennifer is the oboe professor at the University of Wyoming, Colorado Christian University and is a teaching assistant at the Birch Creek Music Festival in Wisconsin. Her students have been accepted into Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music and Northwestern School of music. Additionally, they have also won positions with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Schaumburg Youth Symphony, ILMEA Honors Orchestra and Young Artist Summerfest at the Curtis Institute of Music.