Jenni Olson is an active orchestral and chamber music performer in the Los Angeles area. She performs regularly with the chamber group Orion Winds which she co-founded and has played with various orchestras such as Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, New West Symphony, and the Pacific Symphony. She is currently principal flute with the Stockton Symphony and second flute with the Long Beach Symphony and Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra.
Performers she has worked with include John Williams, James Galway, Tony Bennett, Stevie Wonder, Dianne Reeves, Jerry Goldsmith, Terence Blanchard, Kelsey Grammer, John Lithgow, Quincy Jones, and Herbie Hancock. Jenni also teaches flute at Citrus College and Music Appreciation at Pasadena City College. She is an accomplished soloist, and has performed concertos with the California State University Stanislaus Symphony, the Modesto State Theater Orchestra, the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, The University of Southern California Wind Ensemble, and the Westchester Symphony.
Jenni received her BA from California State University, Stanislaus where she studied with Caryl Mae Scott and received her MM and DMA from University of Southern California where she studied with Jim Walker.