Instructor of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Camp
M.M., Percussion Performance, The Juilliard School; B.M., Percussion Performance, The Juilliard School
Jeffrey Irving is active as a freelance percussionist and timpanist in the New York metro area. Recent orchestral engagements include the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and New York City Opera. He also performs frequently in the current Broadway productions of Wicked, Mary Poppins and Spider-Man as well as in past productions, which include West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Spamalot, A Tale of Two Cities, Caroline, Or Change and The Light in the Piazza. In addition to his orchestral and theater activities, he is also an avid performer of contemporary solo and chamber music. Recent chamber music engagements include Speculum Musicae, the Metropolitan Opera Chamber Ensemble, Newband, Flexible Music, Line C3 percussion group and the acclaimed new music group counter)induction. He can be heard on recordings of the labels New Focus Recordings, Albany Records and NY Philomusica. Mr. Irving is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and The Juilliard School, and has served on the faculty of the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar and Interlochen Arts Camp.