Jeff Dee

Jeff Dee joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as Principal Bass Trombone in September 2016. Prior to this appointment, he held positions with the Buffalo Philharmonic, Jacksonville Symphony, and Shanghai Broadcasting Symphony Orchestras. Jeff has also performed with the major orchestras of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Naples, New York, Rochester, and San Francisco. In addition to performing, Jeff currently serves on faculty for both Carnegie Mellon and Duquesne Universities.

A native of Plano, Texas, Jeff attributes his love of music to his public school music education and his inspiring teachers. He received a bachelor's degree from Southern Methodist University and a master's degree from The Juilliard School. His principal teachers include Joseph Alessi, Bob Burnham, Donald Harwood, and John Kitzman.