Jennifer Stucki is the oboe instructor at the University of Wyoming and maintains an active freelance career that includes solo, orchestra, and chamber ensemble work, and organizing various collaborative arts projects. She is currently the acting principal oboist with the Cheyenne Symphony and has performed on multiple occasions with the Boulder Philharmonic, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, Fort Collins Symphony, and other regional orchestras.
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.
Jennifer is inspired by vocal music, stories, nature, and the culinary arts, and enjoys seeing how life can be expressed through music.
Jennifer has taught privately for over 10 years. Her students have been accepted into the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Curtis Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music, and Northwestern School of Music. 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.