Jordan Olive is an active freelance musician in the Chicago area, playing in solo recitals, with chamber groups, orchestras, and even with the Temptations! This season, Jordan will be appearing with the Joffrey Ballet and the Chicago Philharmonic. Recently, Jordan has appeared on stage at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and as a guest artist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Fulcrum Point New Music Project, and New World Symphony of Miami. Jordan has also performed as principal trumpet with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago, Chile, a member of the Ravinia Festival Orchestra, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Banff Centre Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute at the University of Maryland, and the Brevard Music Festival Orchestras. Additionally, he has played with the Charleston, South Bend, Southwest Michigan, and Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestras.
Jordan is an active teacher in the Chicagoland area. He maintains a private teaching studio in Chicago and the North Shore suburbs.
He has performed for and has been coached in Master Classes with Vincent Cichowicz, Jens Lindemann, Crispian Steele-Perkins, Roger Bobo, Chris Gekker, Mark Gould, and David Krauss.
Jordan is a graduate of the trumpet studio at Northwestern University where he completed a Master of Music in Trumpet Performance and Literature with Barbara Butler, Charles Geyer, and Chris Martin. Prior to his master's studies he was a student of William Campbell at the University of Michigan.