Jeffrey is a classically trained baritone from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He started singing at the age of eight and has continued throughout his life, earning a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Voice Performance and a Doctorate in Vocal Pedagogy.  Jeffrey has won numerous awards including the National Association for Teachers of Singing Competition in the Southeast region.  He has performed operatic and classical repertoire in a number of venues including Carnegie Hall and the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts with the Miami Symphony Orchestra.   He has recently starred as Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Sid in Albert Herring, Figaro in The Barber of Seville, and Escamillo in Carmen.  Jeffrey has worked with Rene Flemming, Helen Donauth, Bobby McFerrin, and Marvin Hamlisch.

Jeffrey started teaching while still an undergraduate student at Florida State University.  While working at the University of Miami he maintained a studio of ten students and taught undergraduate courses on Vocal Techniques and Teaching Voice.  Jeffrey has studied many styles of music and teaches Classical, Music Theater, Jazz, Pop, and Rock voice.  His emphasis is on healthy singing and proper vocal function regardless of style.  Jeffrey works well with all ages of students and all personalities and strives to always make singing and making music fun.