Conductor, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013 High School Honors Symphony Orchestra (Carnegie Hall), 2016, 2015, and 2014 Middle School Honors Junior Band (Carnegie Hall); 2012 and 2011 High School Honors Band (Carnegie Hall)
Jeffrey Grogan is an internationally-known conductor and teacher who has spent his career dedicated to the pursuit of his craft and nurturing musical excellence among young musicians. His humanistic leadership style, coupled with his command as a musical communicator, has earned him an impressive reputation with audiences and music programs both in the U.S. and abroad. Grogan considers his work with young musicians the cornerstone of his career.
Grogan serves as Director of Orchestral Activities and Professor of Music at Oklahoma City University and Artistic Director of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras. Previously, Grogan lived and worked in the New York City Metropolitan area for eleven years. He served as Education and Community Engagement Conductor of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and as Conductor and Artistic Director of the NJSO Youth Orchestras, the InterSchool Orchestras of New York and the New Jersey Youth Symphony.
Mr. Grogan has served as adjudicator, conductor, and clinician for many prestigious national and international festivals Mr. Grogan has also conducted numerous all-state orchestras and bands throughout the U.S. including his home state of Texas, among others. He has also enjoyed leading professional development workshops for school districts across the country.
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