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Jeremy Van Hoy

JEREMY VAN HOY is presently bass trombonist with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Boulder Philharmonic, Opera Colorado and the Denver Brass. After growing up in Detroit, he received music performance degrees from the University of Michigan (B.M.) and Northwestern University (M.M.). His teachers were Fritz Kaenzig and Frank Crisafulli, respectively. As euphonium soloist, Mr. Van Hoy has performed with the Denver Municipal Band, Denver Brass, Ann Arbor Chamber Brass, Boulder Brass, Pikes Peak Brass Band, Little London Winds and the Livonia (MI) Symphony. In 1996, he was the 1st Prize winner at the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Competition. Other accomplishments include being the first bass trombonist selected to the Tanglewood Music Center twice, and selection to the Sir Georg Solti Orchestral Project at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Van Hoy is an active free-lancer, having performed frequently with the Detroit, St. Louis, New Mexico and Colorado Symphonies. An active proponent of new music, Mr. Van Hoy gave his New York recital debut on April 5, 1998 in Merkin Concert Hall. This program featured five works written especially for the soloist. During the 2004-05 school year, he was instructor of euphonium at the University of Colorado-Boulder, holding a one-year position. In September 2008, Jeremy became the director of the Colorado College Concert Band. You can also hear him play horns and keyboard with the indie-folk band, Edith Makes A Paperchain.