BM, Lawrence University
MM, Northwestern University
Hornist Jeremiah Frederick is currently a freelance horn player in Chicago and Northern Indiana. He holds the positions of Second horn with the Green Bay Symphony and Associate Principal horn with the South Bend Symphony. In addition, Jeremiah has played with other fine ensembles including the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Grant Park, Lake Forest, Northwest Indiana, Elgin, and Omaha Symphonies, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and the Philly Pops Orchestra in Philadelphia. He enjoys new music performance and to this end has played with contempo at the University of Chicago and on the Chicago Symphony's MusicNow series. As a soloist, Jeremiah was awarded third place in the American Horn Competition in 2001. Solo engagements have included performances of Schumann’s Concertpiece for Four Horns with the Gallay Quartet and Fox Valley Symphony, Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and Jacob's Concerto For Horn and Strings at Northwestern University.
An avid chamber musician, Mr. Frederick is a member of the Stonegate Brass, Third Coast Brass and the Millar Brass Ensemble. He is also a founding member of Quintet Attacca, a wind quintet and winner of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition's Grand Prize in 2002. Following this great honor, Quintet Attacca has toured extensively in the Midwest, been an ensemble-in-residence at Italy's Emiglia Romagna Festival and made their New York debut at the Schneider Concert series at New School University. Quintet Attacca is currently in residence at Lake Forest College and with the Chicago Chamber Musicians in CCM’s Professional Development Program.
Jeremiah graduated from Northwestern University in 2000 with a Masters' Degree in horn performance and received his Bachelor's in performance from Lawrence University. His teachers have included Gail Williams, Bill Barnewitz, Dale Clevenger, and James DeCorsey.