Active chamber musician and educator
Jeff Loeffert is the Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Music Theory at Oklahoma State University. Loeffert is a very active chamber musician. As a founding member of the h2 quartet, Loeffert has won numerous chamber music prizes including First Place – Gold Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and First Place at the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition.
Loeffert graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Music double major in Saxophone Performance and Jazz Studies. A Frank Huntington Beebe scholar, Loeffert studied in Paris at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Cergy-Pontoise where he received the Medalle d’Or Unanimité and the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Boulogne-Billancourt where he received the diploma Cycle d’Orientation Professionnel. Loeffert completed graduate studies at Michigan State University (MSU), where he received a Master of Music degree in Saxophone Performance and a Master of Music degree in Music Theory Pedagogy. Loeffert received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from MSU. His primary teachers include Bob Chreste, Jean-Yves Fourmeau, Jean-Michel Goury, Frederick L. Hemke, Joseph Lulloff, and Scott Plugge.
To learn more about Jeff Loeffert, visit www.jeffloeffert.com.