Title: Special Lecturer and Musician
Jack Brndiar joined the University of Akron School of Music faculty in the fall of 1987 as a member of the Paragon Brass Quintet. He is principal trumpet of the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and a member of the Opera Cleveland Orchestra. As a free lance musician he has performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, the Akron Symphony, the Canton Symphony, the Blossom Festival Orchestra and Band, and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra. Jack has been a featured soloist with the Freedom Brass Band, and has conducted and soloed with the Lakewood Hometown Band. He is a faculty member at the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory as an instructor of trumpet and Director of the Brass Choir, and he is on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music.