Jennifer Wohlenhaus is the Principal Oboist of the Des Moines Symphony. She holds a Master of Music degree in Oboe Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Music in Applied Music-oboe and Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Business from Drake University. Her major teachers have included John de Lancie and Jay Light. Ms. Wohlenhaus is the oboist in the Polaris Wind Quintet and performs frequently as a freelance oboist in the Des Moines area. In addition to performing, she is a Teaching Associate at Drake University, where she teaches oboe, bassoon, music theory and aural skills and an Applied Music Associate at Grinnell college, where she teaches oboe and bassoon.