2018 is Jenna Smith’s second year as a Trumpet Fellow in the SSO Fellowship program. Jenna completed her Bachelor of Music performance degree with first class honours in 2016, studying at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Andrew Evans. While a student, she received the Ted and Susan Meller Memorial Scholarship, the James Witheford Foundation Award for Brass, and the Busby Musical Scholarship. She also played in masterclasses for musicians such as Håkan Hardenberger and Markus Wursch.
She has performed with Sydney and Tasmanian symphony orchestras, the Opera Australia Orchestra and the SSO Sinfonia. In 2016, she was also a member of the Australian World Orchestra’s Academy Program and toured to Singapore. She has participated in Australian Youth Orchestra programs since 2012 and performed as the AYO Principal Trumpet in 2017. She has also been a member of the Australian International Symphony Orchestra Institute.