SCHOOLS ATTENDED

 

Jeffersontown High School - Jeffersontown, KY -     1979 (Inducted 'Alumni Hall of Fame 2015)

University of Louisville School of Music - Bachelor’s Degree - Music: Theory/Composition 1995

University of Louisville School of Music -     Master’s Degree - Music: Theory/Composition 1999

 

OTHER MUSIC EDUCATION

 

Piano Instruction: Traditional//Classical:    Pete Eisenbeis 1969-1973

                                                                      Linda Allen 1974-1975

                                                                      Dr. Brenda Kee 1990-1994 (U of L)
 

Jazz Piano Instruction:                                Judy Palsmeier 1987-1988

                                                                      Beegie Adair 2002 (Nashville)
 

Music Composition:                  Dr. Steve Rouse, Dr. Fred Speck, Dr. Marc Satterwhite, Dr. Paul Brink '92-'99 (U of L)

Jazz Composition/Arranging:   John LaBarbera - '92-'95 (U of L)
 

ALSO

 

                                                  Jamie Aebersold Jazz Workshops - (various instructors) 1985, 1986

 

Teaching Experience, Speaking, & Positions Held:

 

2014-2017 Music Director – J-Boy’s Jam and J-Boy’s Music Showcase – Loui Loui’s Pizza Lou. KY

2009-2010 Music Director – The Mystic Singers

1991-1994 Music Director – The Mystics

1990-1991 Music Director – The Sultans

1997-1998 Music Theory I - University of Louisville School of Music
1996 Composition instruction - Williams Middle School ‘Meet the Composer’ program
1996-1998 Music Theory: University of Louisville School of Music Preparatory Department.
1996- 1997 Graduate Teaching Assistant – Music Theory U of L School of Music
1990-1994 Piano/keyboard instructor - Far Out Music (music store) Jeffersonville, Indiana

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1996 guest speaker: St. John Lutheran Church – Louisville (original music and performance presentation)

1995 guest speaker: Phi Mu Alpha @ U of L ‘Career’s In Music’ (presentation & discussion)

SELECTED COMPOSITIONS

 

Love Is Just Around The Corner – original song by Jeff Rehmet 2010

13 track & score arrangements - ‘Beauty & the Beast’ for Male High School Chorus 2003
Choral arrangements -  ‘Written In the Stars” from ‘Aida’ & ‘The Many Moods of Christmas

                                      (Suite I)’ Male High School Chorus 2002

                                                                      *NOTE: The 'Written In The Stars' arrangement was prepared

                                                                                           for a national High School competition held in New York City.

                                                                                           Male High School won first place. 

Bron’s Bossa (2002) written in memory of friend Bron Jenkins
Fighting the Machine (1999) full orchestra
Rediscovery (1997) drum set & narration
Spurtz (1997) two trumpets
Old Familiar Faces (1996) baritone voice & piano
Tunnel Vision (1995) tuba & percussion
Pockets (1994) chamber ensemble
Studio Reflections (1994) eight solo pieces for piano
Big Band Arrangements - Crusade for Children 'Melissa Combs' performed live TV June, 1994
Altered Ego (1993) jazz band: performed by U of L Jazz Ensemble I
Triode (1993) three percussionists
Big Band Arrangement/performance 'FM' Steely Dan, U of L Jazz Ensemble 1992
String Orchestra arrangements/performance - Highland Middle School 1992

Die Erste Uhrzeit (1992) solo saxophone
11 shows (circa. 50 recordings/Track arrangements) for theatre ‘ Blue Apple Players’ 1987-1992

Recorded music for Actors Theater 'A Christmas Carol' (music box scene near opening) 1990

WQMF 'Joke Of The Day' Music Theme - weekly winner 1988

Recordings/MIDI Tracks: More than 320 sequencing/track arranging projects, 1986-present

 

Also:

 

Television Jingle WAVE-3 TV 'Big Blue Stores' 1990 (received a regional award)

Original music scores for more than 17 industrial & commercial video productions 1987-present

Publications

 

Master's Thesis Fighting The Machine original full orchestra score – U of L School of Music Library - May 1999

‘Louisville Jazz Society’ newsletter What’s Going On At U of L jazz article – May 1992