Marge Rosen's Bio
Marge is a musician, conductor and music educator.  On the North Olympic Peninsula, she plays lead trumpet and drum set for the Peninsula College Jazz Band, plays trumpet with the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra, and conducts the Port Townsend Summer Band.  She was honored to play percussion for the RainShadow Chorale’s concert  “The Secret of the Sea.”

Marge plays lead trumpet for Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra and was the Executive Director of this nonprofit arts organization for eight years.  She has performed with Grace Kelly, Ingrid and Christine Jensen, Sheryl Bailey, Sherrie Maricle, Mimi Fox, Greta Matassa, and Gail Pettis to name a few.

Marge has a private teaching studio and has over ten years experience teaching band and K-12 music in public schools in Washington, New York and Maryland.

A previous member of the United States Navy Band, she has performed for the President of the United States, numerous foreign dignitaries, and at the 1994 World Cup.  She has enjoyed performing across the country from Carnegie Hall to Benaroya Hall and from Adak, Alaska to Lima, Peru.  

She earned a masters degree in music education from Ithaca College in New York.