Dr. Jennifer Muehrcke
Dr. Muehrcke teaches Chorus, Applied Voice, Applied Woodwinds, Music Theory, and Music Appreciation at Cape Fear Community College. As an Instructor and Clinician she has worked with choruses, bands, and orchestras, as well as voice and woodwind students throughout North Carolina, Washington, Ohio and Louisiana.
Dr. Muehrcke is a mezzo soprano and woodwind specialist. Her primary instrument is the oboe and she also performs and instructs flute, clarinet, saxophone and bassoon. She has completed a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Washington, a Masters of Music from Louisiana State University and a Bachelors of Music from Kent State University. Dr. Muehrcke is grateful to have had the opportunity to work with her primary teachers which include Nathan Hughes, Linda Strommen, Jeffrey Rathbun and Danna Sundet.
As a musician she has performed solo, chamber music, and ensemble concerts throughout the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Switzerland, Brussels, Belgium, and Japan. Her national performances have included concerts with the New World Symphony, Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, North West Sinfonietta, Bowdoin International Festival Orchestra, Ohio Light Opera, Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Eastern Symphony Orchestra, and the South Carolina Philharmonic.