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About Chester Jenkins, D.M.A.

Dr. Jenkins is the director of the Cedarville University Wind Symphony and Jazz Band, and he teaches courses in conducting, jazz improvisation, jazz history, and woodwind methods. As a supporter of new music, he has participated in the commissioning of new works for both the saxophone and for band from composers such as Gunther Schuller, David Maslanka, Steven Bryant, and Kenneth Fuchs. Dr. Jenkins has maintained an active performance schedule as a saxophonist, and he is currently working on a new album of jazz hymn arrangements. Dr. Jenkins is a conducting student of Russel Mikkelson, Scott Jones, and John Climer and a saxophone student of Michael Torres, James Hill, Matt James, Harold Ashenfelder, and Jerry Rogers.

Positions

Present Assistant Professor of Music, Cedarville University Department of Music and Worship
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Education

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B.A., Cedarville University
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M.M., Ohio University
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D.M.A., The Ohio State University
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Contact Information

Department of Music and Worship
Cedarville University
DMC 123
937-766-7732

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