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Trombone teacher to present faculty recital

April 4, 2012
Jeremy Moeller

Jeremy Moeller

NIU trombone studio teacher Jeremy Moeller will present an evening of trombone music at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, in the Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall.

Moeller will perform pieces by Sulek, Rabe, Pryor, Wagenseil, Jongen and Bernstein. He will be accompanied by Yoko Yamada on piano.

Moeller was appointed principal trombone of the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra by Music Director Sir Andrew Davis in 2009. He also currently serves as assistant principal/second trombone for the Grant Park Orchestra during the summer season, a post he has held since 2004, and principal trombone with the Chicago Philharmonic.

Prior to his appointment at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, he served as acting second trombone with the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops for two seasons. He has also performed with the Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, San Antonio, Charleston and Alabama symphonies.

As a chamber musician, Moeller has performed and can be heard on recordings with the Chicago Trombone Consort, the Tower Brass of Chicago, the Burning River Brass and the Avatar Brass Quintet. He received a bachelor’s degree in applied music and a performer’s certificate from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with John Marcellus. He later received a master’s of music degree at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where he studied with David Waters.

This recital is free and open to the public. The building is accessible to all.

For more information, contact Lynn Slater at (815) 753-1546 or [email protected].