Ellie Jenkins

Ellie Jenkins

Artist Affiliate, horn

Department: Fine Arts
Phone: (706) 236-2213
Campus Box: 309
Location: Ford 206
E-mail: elliejenkinshorn@gmail.com

Short Bio

A native of coastal Georgia, Ellie Jenkins (horn) has been visiting Berry College since she  was seven years old, and joined the faculty in 2009. She is an active performer, playing principal horn in the Carroll Symphony, second horn with the Rome Symphony, and performing frequently with the Chamber Players of the South. She has also appeared with the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, and toured Taiwan with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra in 2004.

Jenkins lived in Wisconsin for 11 years, where she was an active freelance horn player and teacher. She has served on the faculties of several schools including the University of West Georgia, Northern Arizona University, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Dr. Jenkins received her DMA from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and other degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the University of Miami. Her primary teachers are Douglas Hill, Barry Benjamin, Robert Elworthy, and Maribeth Crawford. She has appeared as a recitalist in Italy, Brazil, and at several Southeast Horn Workshops. Dr. Jenkins teaches music at Dalton State College, resides in Resaca, Georgia, with her husband and three dogs.


  • B.M., University of Miami
  • M.M., University of Wisconsin
  • D.M.A.,University of Wisconsin