Suzanne Jennison

Graduate Associate
Brass, Woodwinds and Percussion
Graduate Associates

Suzanne Jennison is a professional oboist and educator in Columbus, Ohio. Suzanne currently plays English horn with the New Albany Symphony Orchestra and has also performed with notable ensembles such as the Central Ohio Symphony, Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra and Opera Columbus.

Suzanne began her oboe studies at age nine, and firmly believes that musical study can encourage and motivate young minds to strive for excellence. She is devoted to inspiring confidence and passion in her students and colleagues, so that they are driven to discover their fullest potential. As an educator, Suzanne teaches students of all ages and experience levels in the Central Ohio area, as well as online.

Suzanne’s commitment to music has enabled her to study and perform around the world, attending summer music festivals in Sweden and Austria. Her international expeditions include performances in Austria at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna as well as Esterházy Palace and the Church of Joseph Haydn in Eisenstadt.

Suzanne Jennison is currently a DMA student in oboe performance at Ohio State. She completed her Master of Music at Carnegie Mellon University under Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida in 2016, as well as an Advanced Music Studies Certificate at Carnegie Mellon University in 2017, with a specialization in oboe pedagogy. Suzanne also completed a Bachelor of Arts in Music at Miami University in 2014 where she studied with Andrea Ridilla.

Areas of Expertise
  • Oboe
  • English horn
  • Reed making
Education
  • MM, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Advanced Music Studies Certificate, Carnegie Mellon University
  • BA in Music, Miami University