Jeremy Ronkin Biography
Boston-based French hornist Jeremy Klein Ronkin performs throughout the U.S. as an orchestral and a collaborative artist. Orchestral appearances include performances with the Portland Symphony in Maine, the Memphis Symphony in Tennessee, and the South Bend Symphony in Indiana, to name a few. As a chamber musician, he has played with Burning River Brass, The RKD Ensemble, and The Hornithology Ensemble, among others.
Also in demand to perform with opera and theater companies, he has been engaged by Opera Providence and Opera Memphis and performed nearly 800 shows with the North American Tour of the Broadway musical Miss Saigon.
Mr. Klein Ronkin is also a respected educator and currently serves as Instructor of French horn and Chamber Music at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He also teaches pre-college students in Concord, Massachusetts at the Fenn School as well as at the Concord Academy and Concord Carlisle High School. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, his students have gone on to attend major conservatories and perform successfully in diverse settings.
Mr. Klein Ronkin earned the Master of Music degree in French horn performance from Northwestern University, where he studied with Chicago Symphony legend Dale Clevenger. He also benefited from coachings with tubist Arnold Jacobs, trumpeter Vincent Cichowicz, and other members of the Chicago Symphony. He additionally holds a Bachelor of Music in composition from Memphis State University and pursued doctoral study at Boston University under renowned hornist Eric Ruske.