Jessica Haislip

Mississippi State University

Dr. Jessica Haislip serves as an Instructor of Music at Mississippi State University, where she teaches Applied Oboe, Double Reed Ensembles, and History and Appreciation of Music. In addition to her teaching duties, Dr. Haislip is Principal Oboe of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra (LA), Second Oboe of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and Co-Principal Oboe and English Horn of the Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra. She has held the position of Second Oboe and English Horn of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra in Columbia, Missouri for the annual Hot Summer Nights Music Festival, and performed with ensembles including the Kansas City Symphony (MO), the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (MS), the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra (AL), the Corinth Symphony Orchestra (MS), the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra (ND), the Mankato Symphony Orchestra (MN), and the Midwest Chamber Ensemble (MO). Dr. Haislip has been featured as a soloist with the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, the Midwest Chamber Ensemble, the Mississippi State University Wind Ensemble, and the Mississippi State University Concert Band. Recent conference appearances include the 2024 Music By Women Festival in Columbus, MS, the 2022 International Double Reed Society conference in Boulder, Colorado, and the 2022 Florida Flute Association conference in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Haislip holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree and the Master of Music degree in Oboe Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the Bachelor of Music degree in Oboe Performance from Concordia College (MN). Her primary teachers include Barbara Bishop and Jennifer Peterson.