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Jeremiah Frederick Profile

Contact Information

Name:Jeremiah Frederick
Title:Adjunct Horn Instructor
Department:Music
Year Started:2001
Email:jfrederick@judsonu.edu

Education

BM, Lawrence University
MM, Northwestern University

Biography

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.

Cellist Robert Weber has been a member of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra since 1988. He is a native of Villa Park, Illinois and has lived in Elgin, Illinois since 1984. His primary teachers include Gilda Barston, DePaul University School of Music, Cassell Grubb, Depauw University and the Interlochen Arts Academy, and Charles Wendt of the Stradivari String Quartet at the University of Iowa.

During his career as an orchestral cellist, Mr. Weber has performed with the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra (Iowa), the Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, The Civic Orchestra of Chicago, The Rockford Symphony Orchestra (Illinois), and the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber cellist, Mr. Weber has performed with the University of Iowa Center for New Music, the Irived Arts String Quartet, and currently is cellist with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra String Quartet. He has taught at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, Atlantic Christian College, Wilson, NC, Sandhills CC in Pinehurst, NC, and at Judson University since 2003.

Upon leaving the University of Iowa in 1980, Mr. Weber was awarded a four year fellowship into the North Carolina Visiting Artist Program. A state funded venture by the state, Mr, Weber provided hundreds of various musical and educational “informances” and formed Duo Con Brio, a cello and piano duo that performed state-wide. Currently, Mr. Weber performs with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, The New Philharmonic Orchestra, The DuPage Opera Orchestra, The Jamie O'Reilly trio, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, and the Judson Civic Orchestra. He  resides in Elgin with his wife, Shari, principal flute with the Judson Civic Orchestra. They are members of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Elgin.

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