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Curriculum vitae of Jeffrey Loeffert (updated February 2009) 2024 Hamilton Road #206 Okemos, Michigan 48864 Home phone: 517.862.0561 e-mail: jeffloeffert@yahoo.com

EDUCATION Michigan State University Major area of study: Saxophone Performance Degree Program: Doctor of Musical Arts, anticipated date of completion: 8/2009 Michigan State University Major area of study: Music Theory Degree Program: Master of Music, anticipated date of completion: 5/2010 Michigan State University Major area of study: Saxophone Performance Degree Received: Master of Music – 12/2007 Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Boulogne-Billancourt (France) Major area of study: Contemporary Music Degree Received: Cycle d’Orientation Professionnel – 6/2007 Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Cergy-Pontoise (France) Major area of study: Saxophone Performance Degree Received: Cycle Supérieur – 6/2007 Grading: Medaille d’Or Unanimité – Saxophone, Medaille d’Or Unanimité – Musique de Chambre Northwestern University Degree Received: Bachelor of Music – Summa Cum Laude – 6/2005 Major area of study: Saxophone Performance and Jazz Studies (Double Major) Grade Point Average: 3.95 LANGUAGES French: highly proficient Spanish: proficient HONORS AND AWARDS Alice Flores Concerto Competition – 1st Place, 4/2000 Arizona University Records Recording Competition – 2nd Place, 7/2006 Brevard Music Center Scholarship, 2005 Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition – Finalist, Honorable Mention, 3/2004 Clear Lake Symphony Concerto Competition – 1st Place, 2/2000 Coleman Chamber Music Competition – Finalist, 4/2004, 4/2005, 4/2007 Evanston Musicians Club Competition – Winner, 5/2005 Fisher Tull Concerto Competition – 1st Place, 8/2001 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition – 1st Place Gold Medal Winner, 5/2007 Fisher Tull Scholarship, 2001 1

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Harley E. Rex Scholarship, 2001 Hellam Young Artists Competition – 2nd Place, 3/2005 International Adolphe Sax Competition (L’Häy Les Roses) – Finalist, 2/2006 John Philip Sousa Award, 2001 Lima Symphony Young Artists Competition – 1st Place, 2/2007 MTNA Competition State Level – Solo (Michigan) – 1st Place, 10/2006, 11/2007 MTNA Competition State Level – Chamber (Michigan) – 1st Place, 10/2006, 11/2007 MTNA Competition Regional Level (North Central) – Solo – 1st Place, 1/2007 MTNA Competition National Level – Solo – 3rd Place, 3/2007 North American Saxophone Alliance Chamber Music Competition – 1st Place, 4/2008 North American Saxophone Alliance Solo Competition – 3rd Place, 4/2008 Northwestern University Chamber Music Competition – 1st Place, 2/2005 Northwestern University Concerto Competition – Finalist, 5/2004 Northwestern University Program Honors, 2005 Phi Kappa Phi Inductee – College Honorary Society, 2008 Pi Kappa Lambda Inductee – Music Honorary Society, 2005 Plowman Chamber Music Competition – Finalist, 3/2007 Union Française des Artistes Musiciens – 1st Place (Supérieur Level), 6/2007 University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Chamber Music Institute Fellowship, 6/2008 GRANTS Council of Graduate Students Travel Grant (MSU), 2008 Michigan State University Travel Grant, 2006 University Distinguished Fellowship (Michigan State University), 2006 Frank Huntington Beebe Fellowship (Frank Huntington Beebe Fund), 2005 Northwestern University Travel Grant, 2004 Velma McDermett Award, Sam Houston State University, 2002 Jesse H. Jones Fellowship (Jesse H. Jones Foundation), 2001 DISCOGRAPHY Feeling Sax Show, DVD, live with the Quatuor de Saxophones de Boulogne-Billancourt, produced and distributed by Feeling Musique, France, 6/2006 Generations, CD, with the H2 Quartet, 7/2008 Tribute to Adolphe Sax Volume XIV, CD, with the H2 Quartet, produced and distributed by Arizona University Records, 6/2008

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE 8/2008-present. Instructor of Saxophone, Alma College, Alma, Michigan 8/2008-present. Instructor of Chamber Music, Alma College, Alma, Michigan 1/2008-present. Teaching Assistant (Music Theory/Ear Training). Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 12/2006-present. Artistic Director for the Hyperbaton Ensemble. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 8/2006-present. Teaching Assistant (Saxophone). Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 8/2001-5/02. Saxophone Instructor, Labay Middle School, Houston, Texas 6/2001-9/02. Saxophone Instructor, Cypress Falls High School, Houston, Texas RESEARCH or PERFORMANCE-RELATED TRAVEL Austin, Texas, Cedar Park High School, 8/2007 Dallas, Texas, Berkner High School, J.J. Pearce High School, 8/2007 Houston, Texas, Cy-Fair High School, Dulles High School, Travis High School 8/2007 Huntsville, Texas Sam Houston State University, 8/2007 Fairfax, Virginia, George Mason University, 1/2007 Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7/2006 MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS North American Saxophone Alliance World Saxophone Congress MY COMPOSITIONS/ARRANGEMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN PERFORMED Clariphone ou Saxonet, Michigan State Univ. Clarinet/Saxophone Festival, 12/01/2007 Fuga y Misterio – Piazzolla (arr. Loeffert), Michigan State Univ. Saxophone Collective, North America Saxophone Alliance Conference, Columbia, S.C., 4/19/2008 I Lost My Keys in a Snow-Covered Field, Recorded by the Northwestern University Jazz Combo Program, Evanston, 5/20/2005 Imagine – Lennon (arr. Loeffert), Hyperbaton Ensemble, Michigan State University, 3/20/2008 Niatup!, The Hyperbaton Ensemble, Michigan State University, 9/19/2007 Nun will die Sonn’so hell aufgeh’n – Mahler (arr. Loeffert), Michigan State Univ. Saxophone Collective, U.S. Navy band Saxophone Symposium, George Mason Univ., 1/06/2007 Spots – Rzewski (arr. Loeffert), Michigan State Univ. Saxophone Collective, North America Saxophone Alliance Conference, Chicago, 2/12/2007 Trauermusik – Hindemith (arr. Loeffert), Michigan State Univ. Saxophone Collective, U.S. Navy band Saxophone Symposium, George Mason Univ., 1/06/2007 Trois Figures Sans Conception ou Forme, Michigan State Univ. Saxophone Collective, North American Saxophone Alliance Conference, Columbia, S.C., 4/19/2008

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PREMIERES Concañeros – Victor Marquez-Barrios, George Mason University, 1/2009 A Box – Jongyun Choi, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 6/2008 Massai – Christian Lauba, University of South Carolina - Columbia, 4/2008 Retina – Jesse Ronneau, University of South Carolina - Columbia, 4/2008 Strange Humors – John Mackey, University of South Carolina - Columbia, 4/2008 Saxteto – Victor Marquez-Barrios, Michigan State University, 11/2007 Fibonacci’s Rabbits – Matthew Schoendorff, Michigan State University, 4/2007 Xyl – Christian Lauba, Paris, France, 2/2007 LigAlien I – Mari Takano, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7/2006 Shall We Gather – Arthur Gottschalk, Paris, France, 4/2006 Maggie, Sing – Adam Swayne, Northwestern University, 5/2005 Approaching the Arches of Corti – Elliot Sharpe, Northwestern University, 4/2004 Quartet – Aaron Halloway-Nahum, Northwestern University, 11/2002 Quartet – Chris Teichler, Northwestern University, 11/2002 INVITED LECTURES Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 8/2008 Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, 8/2008 Cedar Park I.S.D. Performing Arts Center, Austin, Texas, 8/2007 Spring Branch I.S.D., Fine Arts Teachers Inservice, Houston, Texas, 8/2007 Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 3/2007 University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, 3/2007 SEMINAR PAPERS/PRESENTATIONS An Analysis of Luciano Berio’s Sequenza IXb for alto saxophone An Analysis of Saxophone Pedagogy in France and the United States Banging Away at the Piano: Giacinto Scelsi’s Compositional Style Changes After WWII Contemporary Saxophone Techniques for Today’s Composer The Saxophone Concertos of Karel Husa and Ingolf Dahl The Saxophone Music of Christian Lauba Tonality As Ground: An Analysis of Alfred Desenclos’s Prelude, Cadence, et Finale OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE Adjudicator for the Music Teachers National Association Competitions 9/2002-6/05. Concert Hall Manager, Recording Services, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University 6/2004-8/04. Head Counselor, Assistant Wind Ensemble Conductor, National High School Music Institute – Northwestern University 6/2003-8/03. Counselor, Saxophone Instructor/Chamber Music Instructor, National High School Music Institute – Northwestern University 5/2001-8/01, 5/2002-2/02. Woodwind Clinician, Marching Technician, Frank Troyka Band Leadership Series, Houston, Austin, and Dallas, Texas

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SERVICE Band Clinics at Arnold Middle School, Cypress Creek High School, Cypress Falls High School, Cy-Fair High School, La Joya High School, Langham Creek High School, Magnolia High School Richardson Independent School District, Texas A&M University – Commerce (Texas). Saxophone Clinics at the Michigan State University Community Music School for the New Horizons Band SELECTED PERFORMANCES 1/2009, Invited Performance at the US Navy Band Saxophone Symposium 10/2008, Guest Soloist with the Lima Symphony Orchestra 4/2008, Concerto Soloist with the Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra 3/2008, Featured concert with the H2 Quartet and the Michigan State University Concert Band, Wharton Center, East Lansing Michigan 8/2006, Los Angeles, California, Walt Disney Hall 5/2005, Soloist with the Northwestern University Symphonic Band – Reading Session Premiere 11/2004, Solo performance with Rex Martin, Professor of Tuba at Northwestern and Amy Williams, Professor of Composition and Piano at Northwestern University 5/2004, Featured soloist with the Northwestern University Jazz Ensemble 2/2004, Guest soloist with the Cypress Falls High School Band at the Bands of America National Concert Band Festival - Clowes Memorial Hall - Indianapolis, IN 4/2002, Featured soloist with the Sam Houston State University Jazz Ensemble 4/2000, 4/2001, Guest soloist with the Cy-Fair Singers 2/2000, Guest soloist with the Clear Lake Symphony Orchestra

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