Season eight of MCO is off to a great start. Our first concert of the season is on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 at the Middleton Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $15, available at the door and at Willy St. Coop West.
The program features two works: "Quiet City" by Aaron Copland and Symphony No. 6 by Antonin Dvorak.
Quiet City soloists are terrific members of our orchestra, Jessica Jensen, trumpet and Valree Casey, English Horn.
For more info, go to www.middletoncommunityorchestra.org or call 608-212-8690.
Jessica Jensen (trumpet) began playing trumpet in her hometown of Hortonville, Wisconsin. and went on to earn her Bachelor of Music from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin under the tutelage of John Daniel. She went on to earn her Master of Music degree from UW-Madison with the guidance of John Aley. She is currently completing her DMA work at UW-Madison.
She is also a member of Mad City Brass, Madison’s premier graduate brass quintet, which actively performs at university functions, community events, and hosts recitals in the Southern Wisconsin area. Her professional engagements include performing with the Central Wisconsin Symphony, Madison Symphony Orchestra, Beloit-Janesville Symphony Orchestra, and Ladies Must Swing.
In addition to her performance experience, Jessica was Adjunct Professor of Trumpet at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay in the Fall semester of 2014.