Jennifer works closely with undergraduate students and families during the admission process. She believes passionate leaders are adept at sparking innovation and excitement in others. Using her unique experience in music education and organizational leadership, she encourages students to maximize their academic potential and freedom by combining disciplines with music or preparing as a leader in music education.
Jennifer is an Ohio native with a deep affection for Cleveland and takes full advantage of the thriving cultural and entertainment scene. Being in love with music her whole life, she entered the musical theater world in 2002 and continues to play piano with community theater groups, most recently playing keyboard for The Who's Tommy (The Fine Arts Association, Willoughby, OH), Something Rotten (Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, Chagrin Falls, OH), and The Drowsy Chaperone (Cassidy Theatre, Parma Heights, OH).
Jennifer joined the Department of Music in 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Mount Union (2002) and a Master of Business Administration in Management and Organizational Leadership from Ashland University (2005).