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Jeffrey Rogers, horn

 
    Since moving to New Mexico in 2018, hornist Jeffrey Rogers has served as acting principal horn of the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra and 4th horn of the New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra as well as guest principal horn of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the new music ensemble Nu Deco based in Miami, Florida.
    Before that Rogers spent 19 years playing principal horn in various orchestras in Mexico and Chile, including the prestigious Mineria Symphony Orchestra based in Mexico City, Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra, Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Chilean National Symphony Orchestra in Santiago, Chile. In  addition he has been a featured soloist with the Mexico City Philharmonic and the Mineria Symphony Orchestra. 
    Rogers has also had an extensive chamber music career, performing with many chamber ensembles including the Mexico City Woodwind Quintet, Mexico City Brass Quintet, Camarata Mazatlan and the contemporary music ensemble CEPROMUSIC, of which he has been a member since 2015. He has performed as part of Mexico’s most important festivals, including the Festival Internacional Cervantino, Festival de Mayo de Jalisco, Manuel Enriquez New Music Forum, Zacatecas Cultural Festival, and the Ortiz Tirado Music Festival en Alamos, Sonora. 
    Rogers has served on the faculty of the Ollin Yolitzli Music Conservatory as well as the FOMENTO National Music School, both based in Mexico City. He studied horn with William VerMuelen and Bruce Henniss at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music.