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Originally from Rochester, New York, Jennifer Turpen completed her B.M. in Music Education from the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, New York in 1996. She finished the M.M. in Saxophone Performance 1998 and a D.M.A. in 2000 at the University of Georgia where she studied saxophone with Kenneth Fischer.
Dr. Jennifer Turpen has performed throughout the United States as a soloist and in various quartets. The saxophone quartet with which she performed earned a 2nd Place Award in the National Finals at the prestigious Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) chamber music competition and performed at Region 6 meetings of the North American Saxophone Alliance. In 1997 she won the Concerto Competition at the University of Georgia. She also won the Woodwind Division of the MTNA in the state of Georgia.
Dr. Jennifer Turpen currently serves as on the music faculty at the University of Wyoming. Her responsibilities include serving as the Undergraduate Advising Coordinator, teaching undergraduate written theory, and assisting in the saxophone studio.