Matthew Jennejohn leads a very active career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician on the cornetto and baroque oboe, performing and recording with many of the leading early music ensembles in North America including Ensemble Arion, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Les Idées Heureuses, Tafelmusik, La Bande Montréal Baroque, Les Boréades, Les Voix Humaines, The Toronto Consort and the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra. He is also co-founder of the Montreal based cornetto and sackbutt ensemble La Rose des Vents.
He studied early music at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, McGill University and the University of British Columbia. He has recorded on the ATMA, CBC, Early-Music.com, CPO, Analekta and Naxos labels.
He teaches private instruction in cornetto and baroque oboe and coaches early music chamber ensembles at McGill University in Montreal. Mr. Jennejohn has also made extensive research on the construction of the cornetto and has become one of the world’s premier builders of the instrument. He performs on his own instruments and markets them to players throughout the world.