Jenni Olson is an active recording, orchestral and chamber music performer in the Los Angeles area. As a recording artist, Jenni can be heard on over 100 TV and film soundtracks including the recent films, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Encanto, and Ghostbusters. As a studio musician, she has recorded with distinguished artists such as Barbra Streisand, Kelly Clarkson, Michael Bublé, Neil Young and Idina Menzel. As a soloist, Jenni has recorded six solo albums, one of which, The Dreams of Birds, is on the Delos label and is distributed by Naxos. This album is a collection of premiere recordings by a prestigious group of composers. Her other albums include two holiday albums titled Christmas Favorites for flute and harp and We Wish You a Merry Christmas, which features two flutes, viola and cello. The other two albums, Forty Little Pieces and Thirty Intermediate Solos, are recordings of standard flute repertoire.
Jenni is currently second flute with the Long Beach Symphony and has held positions in the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra (2nd flute) and the Stockton Symphony (1st flute). She has performed with numerous groups throughout Southern California, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, Pacific Symphony and Santa Barbara Symphony.
Jenni received her undergraduate degree from California State University Stanislaus and received her MM and DMA from the University of Southern California where she studied with Jim Walker.