Meet the Musician
Musician 1st Class Jeremy J. Eig,
Musician 1st Class Jeremy Eig joined the Navy Band in July 2012. An accomplished chamber musician, he has won prizes at the Fischoff, Coleman, and Yellow Springs competitions, and performed with pianist Claude Frank at the New School's Schneider Concert Series. Eig's chamber music concerts have been heard in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, and the Kennedy Center's Millenium Stage.
As an educator, he has given masterclasses at Davidson College, Furman University, and Grand Valley State University, and served as a teaching assistant at Yale and Stony Brook Universities. An active orchestral musician, Eig has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra and Kansas City Symphony and in such halls as Carnegie Hall, Seoul Arts Center, Shanghai Grand Theatre, and the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing. Eig has also participated in music festivals at Norfolk, the Banff Centre, Kent/Blossom, the National Orchestral Institute and Bang on a Can.
Eig holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University, a Master of Music and Artist Diploma from Yale University, a Bachelor of Music from the University of Michigan, and is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy. Eig's principal teachers include David Shifrin, Alan Kay, Fred Ormand, and Richard Hawkins. Eig is the director of the Clarinet Commission Collective and the arranger/editor for JTown Publica.