Jeffrey Moore

Jeffrey Moore's Biography

Jeffrey M. Moore is Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Music (Percussion) at the University of Central Florida. Prior to his role as dean, he served as the Founding Director of the School of Performing Arts and Chair of the Music Department. Receiving his appointment to the music faculty in 1994, Moore’s instructional duties include teaching applied percussion majors, the Percussion Ensemble and the Marimba Band.

Active in all facets of percussion, Moore has performed with several major symphony orchestras and is a frequent performer of chamber music. He also performs on drum set and is an international clinician, lecturer and soloist. Moore is a contributing author to the third edition of Teaching Percussion by Gary Cook and has published method book and CD packages entitled Fundamental Drumstick Control and Drumstick Control with Alfred Music. He previously served as an Associate Editor of Percussive Notes and is on the Board of Advisors for the Percussive Arts Society. In addition, Moore serves on the Board of the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Orlando Repertory Theatre, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and A Gift for Music.

Moore served as the Percussion Director of the internationally acclaimed Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps and as a program consultant/percussion arranger with several European, Japanese, Thai and Indonesian drum corps and bands.

Moore is a Yamaha Performing Artist/Clinician and endorses Paiste cymbals, sounds and gongs. He endorses Salyers sticks and mallets and has two signature model sticks and eight keyboard mallet models. Moore also endorses Remo Drumheads and Latin Percussion.

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