Faculty/Staff Directory

Ellie Jenkins, DMA

Ellie Jenkins, DMA

Professor of Music

Pope Student Center
Room 234
650 College Dr. Dalton, GA 30720

Office Hours

Office hours:

Monday: 10:00-10:55 a.m. and 12:20-1:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00-10:55 a.m. and 12:25-1:00 p.m.

Other days and times by appointment. Email me.



DMA University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2005
Certificate in Chamber Music University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1993
MM University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1991
BM University of Miami, 1988


A native of coastal Georgia, Ellie Jenkins (horn) joined the faculty at Dalton State College in 2010 as the first full-time music faculty in the history of the college, and has been Affiliate Artist in horn at Berry College since 2009. An active performer, she is principal horn in both the Carroll Symphony and the Chamber Players of the South, and second horn with the Rome Symphony. She performs in Austria most summers with the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, and is a regular performer at Chamber Music Montana in the Missoula area. She has performed with the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, and toured Taiwan with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra. She has been an invited presenter at the International Horn Workshop, where she outlined her reseach on women as professional horn players as part of a panel in August 2018. She also edits a regular column in The Horn Call, the journal of the International Horn Society. Dr. Jenkins has served on the faculties of several schools including the University of West Georgia, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She received her doctorate in horn performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, working under the tutelage of Douglas Hill. She has performed in Europe, South America, and Asia as an orchestral and chamber musician and as a soloist. Dr. Jenkins resides in north Georgia, with her husband and three dogs.


Course Name/Overview

Course Name Course Overview
MUSC 1100-O - Music Appreciation (Online)
MUSC 1100-H - Music Appreciation (Hybrid)
MUSC 1110 - World Music