Conservatory Leadership

Jeffrey de Seriere

Jeffrey de Seriere

Director of Instrumental Music

Jeffrey de Seriere earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. Mr. de Seriere is a candidate for a master’s degree in instrumental conducting at the Cole Conservatory, where he is a student of John Carnahan.

Mr. de Seriere holds active memberships in the California Band Directors Association, Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association, and the North American Saxophone Alliance.

As a conductor, Mr. de Seriere has studied privately with Dr. David Betancourt and Dr. Anthony Mazzaferro. He also participated in conducting workshops with Dr. Frank Battisti and Dr. Mallory Thompson. Since 2006, Mr. de Seriere has been the guest conductor for many ensembles, including the Cerritos College Symphonic Winds, Fullerton College Community Band, California State University, Long Beach Collegium Musicum, Orange County Youth Wind Symphony, the Symphonic Winds of the Pacific, the California State University, Long Beach Concert Band, the California State University, Long Beach Symphonic Band, and the California State University, Long Beach Wind Symphony. In 2014, he was named one of seven finalists in the National Band Association’s Young Conductor Mentor Project and made his international conducting debut with the California State University, Long Beach Wind Symphony in Seoul, South Korea. In the summer of 2015, Mr. de Seriere was chosen as one of six young conductors to conduct The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”  Since 2013, Mr. de Seriere has also been the Music Director of True Brass Choir, a professional brass ensemble in the Long Beach area.

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