Biography

 

Jeremy E. Smith is a professional musician and brass educator based in Central Ohio. Jeremy completed his Master’s degree in Trombone Performance at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Performance from Grace College. Beginning in October of 2017, Jeremy will join the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as Bass Trombone. In 2013, Jeremy was appointed to the position of bass trombone with the Huntington Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to playing with Fayetteville and Huntington, Jeremy is a member of the Opera Project Columbus Orchestra, and has performed with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, the Mansfield Symphony, the New Albany Symphony Orchestra, the Knox County Symphony, the Masterworks Festival Orchestra, the Dublin Silver Band, and the Wagon Wheel Theater. As a chamber musician, Jeremy traveled with the King’s Brass for a year, and performed over 120 concerts across the country.

Outside of performing, Jeremy has taught on the collegiate level at Kenyon College and Mount Vernon Nazarene University. As an educator, he has been a presenter and guest artist at Ohio University, Marshall University, the North Carolina Trombone Festival and many local high schools. Currently, Jeremy is in demand as an online brass teacher with a studio of students across the country.

Jeremy’s primary teachers include:
Peter Sullivan – Principal Trombone, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra,
Jim Kraft – Second Trombone (ret.), National Symphony Orchestra
Graeme Mutchler – Bass Trombone, Utah Symphony Orchestra
John Kitzman – Principal Trombone (ret.), Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Amanda Davidson – Associate Principal Trombone, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Updated June 9, 2017

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