Rachelle Jenkins is a Los Angeles based horn player originally from Fort Myers, Florida. An active freelancer, she has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Montréal Symphony Orchestra, Iceland Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Orchestra, and Naples Philharmonic, as well as guest principal horn with the Hawaii Symphony and Orlando Philharmonic. Rachelle studied at The Colburn School, McGill University's Schulich School of Music, and the University of Central Florida. She has been a fellow of both the Tanglewood Music Center and the Aspen Music Festival and School. Rachelle also maintains an active teaching studio and briefly taught on the faculty at Florida Southwestern State College. Her primary teachers include Andrew Bain, John Zirbel, and Johnny Pherigo.
Rachelle is also the author of The Audition Playbook, a two-part guide and workbook for preparing for orchestral auditions. For more information on the Audition Playbook project please visit auditionplaybook.com.