Jamie Wehr


Jamie Wehr began studying the piano at the age of ten and upon enrollment in junior high school he began playing the trombone. He continued his studies with Roy Pickering at the University of Central Florida where he received the B.A. degree, with Betty Glover at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati where he received the Master of Music Degree, and with M. Dee Stewart and Edwin Anderson for two years at the Indiana University School of Music. During his college years he pursued studies in band and orchestral conducting along with composition under Dr. Burt Szabo and Dr. Scot Huston. Upon leaving Indiana University, Mr. Wehr became a member of the Teatr Wielki Orchestra, the National Opera House in Warsaw, Poland. After returning to the USA, he joined the Air Force Band of Liberty as its bass trombonist. It was during his enlistment that he founded Wehr's Music House in1991. After his separation from the military and his return to Central Florida, he pursued a career as composer, performer, and publisher. He held the position of bass trombonist with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and has free-lanced with such ensembles as the Florida West Coast Symphony, The Space Coast Philharmonic, the Florida Orchestra, and the Orlando Philharmonic. He has founded such ensembles as Prima Toni - The Orlando Trombone Choir and Cuarteto de la Ascension. In 2001 he joined the faculty of Seminole Community College as adjunct music professor.


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#80101131 -- Passacaglia in C minor for organ