Jenna Breen holding French Horn

Jenna Breen


2nd Horn – Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Former – West Australian Symphony Orchestra; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Australian Hometown(s): Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Education: Queensland Conservatorium of Music; Australian National Academy of Music

French horn player Jenna Breen obtained her Bachelor of Music Performance from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music where she studied under Peter Luff on an Academic Scholarship. During her course she also received the Kurt Blumenthal Music Scholarship and the Yvonne Haysom Women in Music Bursary. Additional study was undertaken for 1 year at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne.

Since completing her studies, Jenna has held permanent positions in the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and now the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, where she has been a member since 2016. In 2014 she was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship to study with some of the best low horn players across the globe, visiting Berlin, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia. Jenna has worked with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Queensland, Adelaide and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Last updated 2022