Jennifer is an active member of the Edmonton musical community. She is a graduate of the Music Composition and Piano Performance programs at Grant MacEwan University and has since developed into a sought-after accompanist, vocalist, composer and arranger.
As an accompanist, she has played for the Kokopelli Choir Association, Grant MacEwan University, BrailTones, Victoria School of the Arts, Lindsay Thurber High School, Strathcona High School, Queen Elizabeth High School, Alberta Opera, Mascato Coastal Youth Choir from Namibia, the Edmonton International Fringe Festival (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Bigger Than Vegas – Cabaret, Puppet Pilots, Bridget Ryan’s Standards, and Here’s to the Ladies Who Laugh), the Citadel Theatre (SIX) and the Mayfield Dinner Theatre (WEDlocked, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Wedding Singer, Chicago, Four Lads Who Shook The World – The Beatles Story Part 2, 9 to 5, Hairspray, Cabaret, The Simon and Garfunkel Story, Only In Vegas, Jesus Christ Superstar, Back to the 80’s – Part 2, All Shook Up, Canada 151, and Sister Act).
As a vocalist, Jen has lent her talents to various publishing demos and numerous vocal ensembles including the Kokopelli Choir Association, ‘Nuf Sed – of Today’s Innovative Music Edmonton (TIME Association), the Mayfield Dinner Theatre (Dark Star: the Life & Times of Roy Orbison, Two Good Knights: The Music of Sir Tom Jones and Sir Elton John), and the internationally renowned a cappella group Sixth Wave, from Los Angeles. She has performed as a backup singer for Ben Folds and has been a featured vocalist in many film, television and video game recordings. A few favourites include Universal Studios Tokyo, Warframe (video game), CBS’s Hawaii Five-O and CBC’s The Nature of Things.
Jennifer’s choral arrangements and compositions have been heard across North America and have even reached audiences in Europe, Australia, Namibia and South Africa. She has recently moved permanently back to Edmonton after living part-time in Los Angeles.