The 47th Annual International Trumpet Guild Conference
Jean Laurenz is an eclectic musician who loves variety and collaboration. She is currently the Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a performer, Jean has enjoyed appearances with Adele,The Hanson Brothers,The Boston Pops, The New York Philharmonic, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic. You can hear her on various albums including DESCENDED, The Knight’s album, “Azul”, featuring Yo-Yo Ma, and on Youtube with Seraph Brass
Her favorite genre is chamber music and she frequents this arena with innovative ensembles including Seraph Brass, The Wisconsin Brass Quintet, and with Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect.
Jean is also a vocalist and stage performer who enjoys multi-dimensional artistic performances which combine theater, singing, trumpet, and visual arts. She is currently developing her original work, DESCENDED, and has toured Europe with Lucerne Festival’s dance and theatrical production of Divamania.
Jean holds degrees in trumpet performance and Choral Education from Yale University and Northwestern University. She is a passionate educator, activist, and Teaching Artist. Jean has curated interactive youth and community concerts for Carnegie Hall, The Boston Symphony, and Handel and Haydn Society. When she is not performing or teaching, she either on a run, brewing coffee, or hanging with her baby and “puppy” (a fully grown dog).