|Richard Jeric, Assistant Music Director|
|Richard Jeric has garnered much success in solo, concerto, and chamber music performances and competitions. Richard has performed with the Longmont Symphony, Jefferson City Symphony, UMKC, Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony, and Kent State University Orchestras and the Midwest Chamber Ensemble. He has performed internationally in England, Dublin, Prague, and Beijing as well as nationally in Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Cleveland, Kansas City, and Aspen. Richard and other students at UMKC traveled to China to perform as part of the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival. A proponent of new music, he has received coachings from noted American composers John Corigliano, Lowell Liebermann, and Mark Adamo and the renowned contemporary ensemble Eighth Blackbird. Additionally, he has studied privately with Stanislav Ioudenitch, Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, and Joela Jones, Principal Keyboard of The Cleveland Orchestra. Richard is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree with pianist John O’Conor at Shenandoah Conservatory. A native of Northeast Ohio, he received his Bachelor of Music degree from Kent State Univeristy under the tutelage of Jerry Wong.