May 8, 2020
Presenting his entrepreneurial clinic, "The Portfolio Musician," Jeff Conner will join the Colts Homeroom on Friday, May 15. The clinic is designed to challenge, engage and assist young musicians in conceptualizing their potential in the music industry.
Jeff is the only remaining original member of Boston Brass, after founding the group with fellow Boston musicians while a student at Boston University. He engineered the meteoric rise of the ensemble through 30 years of building and branding the Boston Brass name in the world of chamber music. Jeff received his master’s degree in Music from Boston University and his bachelor’s degree in music from Boston Conservatory of Music.
As a member of Boston Brass, Jeff has performed in 49 states and 30 countries, and he has conducted masterclasses around the world including sessions and residencies at the Eastman School of Music, The Juilliard School, Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Peabody Conservatory of Music, University of Miami, University of North Texas, Kansas State University, Hartt School of Music, Royal Academy of Music in London, Royal Northern College of Music, Scottish Academy of Music, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory at the National University of Singapore, Hong Kong Academy of Music and Mahidol University in Bangkok.
As a member of Boston Brass, Jeff is a Yamaha Performing Artist. He has been a featured educator and performed at the Mid West Band and Orchestra Clinic, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Music Educators National Conference events, American Bandmaster Association Conference, The American Band College, Western International band Clinic and Texas Bandmasters Association Convention.
His entrepreneurial clinic, "The Portfolio Musician" is designed to challenge, engage and assist young musicians conceptualize their potential in the music industry. He has presented his “The Portfolio Musician” clinic at The Yale School of Music, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston Conservatory of Music, Belmont School of Music, University of South Carolina, University of Las Vegas, University of Missouri, Syracuse University, University of Florida, Kansas State University, University of Kansas, Iowa State University, Kansas City Conservatory, Florida Gulf Coast University and the Indiana Music Educators Conference. He is co-author of “The Portfolio Musician, Case Studies in Success” with Grammy Nominated Musician John Laverty.
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