A versatile performer of many styles, Jane (Kelly) Anderson is an active trumpet player and educator currently based in Toledo, Ohio. She is currently principal trumpet with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra and third trumpet with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and has also performed with the Jackson (MI), Southwest Michigan, and Lima (OH) symphonies, as well as the Toledo Choral Society and the Tower Brass Quintet. As a soloist, Jane has received first place in the brass division of the Tuesday Musical solo competition and second place in the 2022 Next Generation Trumpet Competition, as well as having performed as a semi-finalist in both the ensemble division and graduate solo division of the National Trumpet Competition, and as a finalist in the brass division of the MTNA solo competition.
Jane is currently serving as adjunct instructor of trumpet at Bowling Green State University, in addition to teaching PreK-4th grade general music at Trinity Lutheran School in Toledo. Jane also maintains a private trumpet studio that has consisted of both virtual and in-person students in New Mexico and Ohio. Her students have received superior ratings at solo and ensemble festivals and been seen performing in top All-State ensembles, district honor bands, and summer festivals.
Jane holds a bachelor's degree in trumpet performance from New Mexico State University and a master's degree in trumpet performance from Bowling Green State University. Her primary instructors include Dr. Pancho Romero and Charles Saenz.