The Allegro Project

Concerts that connect 

Who We Are

Jen Guzmán
Founder and Executive Director

Ms. Guzmán believes in forming relationships and sharing hope through music. Ms. Guzmán's experiences with community outreach, high-caliber chamber music performances, and her desire to play a role in the local community have shaped The Allegro Project into what it is today.

Jen is a founding member of WindWorks, a Dallas/Forth Worth based woodwind quintet dedicated to serving the community through interactive performances and high-quality performances. She co-created and manages Clarinetists for a Cause, a community outreach group currently based in Denton, Texas that benefits local charities through performance.

As a recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student in Woodwinds Award at the University of North Texas (UNT), Ms. Guzmán has performed in New York with Itzhak Perlman and at Carnegie Hall with the New York Youth Symphony. Jen served as an arts administration intern at both the New York Philharmonic and The Juilliard School, and is currently on staff at the Perlman Music Program

While completing a bachelor’s degree in music education at the Crane School of Music, Jen had the opportunity to teach folk songs, recorder, and Afro-Caribbean drumming to elementary aged students in Boston Bay, Jamaica with the Jamaica Field Service Project.  She holds a master of music degree in clarinet performance from UNT. 

As a recipient of the competitive Robert B. Toulouse Fellowship at UNT, Ms. Guzmán is working towards a doctor of musical arts degree in clarinet performance. 

WindWorks Quintet

WindWorks quintet members Jen Guzmán (clarinet), Laura Pillman (flute), Martin Wells (bassoon), Eric Hessel (horn), and Katie Haun (oboe)

WindWorks is a Denton-based woodwind quintet dedicated to serving the community through interactive and high-quality performances of classical and popular music.

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