Jeremy E. Smith is a professional musician and brass educator located in Central Ohio. As a performer, Jeremy is the bass trombonist for the Huntington Symphony Orchestra. In addition to playing with Huntington, he has performed with numerous ensembles including Orchestra Iowa, Opera Project Columbus and the orchestras of Springfield (OH), Westerville, Youngstown, Mansfield, New Albany and Knox County. As a chamber musician, Jeremy has traveled with brass ensembles throughout the United States, China and South Korea. Fluent in various styles, Jeremy has performed with Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass, Vaughn Wiester’s Famous Jazz Orchestra, and artists such as Mary Wilson, All-4-One, Sean Jones, Martha Wash, Theo Peoples and Steve Green.
As an educator, Jeremy currently teaches in the brass areas at Ohio Wesleyan University and Kenyon College. He has given clinics and recitals at Capital University, Marshall University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Mount Vernon Nazarene University and the North Carolina Trombone Festival.
A member of the International Trombone Association since 2004, Jeremy currently serves as the events coordinator and web assistant for the association. In addition to serving the ITA, Jeremy is the founder and editor of Last Row Music. With over 10,000 monthly visitors, Last Row Music contains an online database of brass audition listings as well as news, events, links and articles read by brass musicians and enthusiasts around the world.
Jeremy is currently pursuing a DMA in performance at The Ohio State University; he holds performance degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and Grace College. His primary instructors include Peter Sullivan and James Kraft; he additionally studied with Denson Paul Pollard, John Kitzman, Graeme Mutchler and Amanda Stewart.