Jeremy Bryant

Tucson, Arizona

Cleveland Institute of Music Bachelors of Trumpet Performance 2025

Jeremy Bryant is a student at the Cleveland Institute of Music pursuing his bachelors in trumpet performance. He studies with Michael Miller of the Cleveland Orchestra and performs with various CIM chamber ensembles and the CIM symphony orchestra. Additionally, Jeremy was a member of the Aspen Chamber Orchestra and Aspen Festival Orchestra at the 2022 Aspen Music Festival as well as a member of the 2020 and 2021 National Youth Orchestra of the United States. Additionally he has also performed with the Tucson Symphony and the New World Symphony.

What inspired you to become a musician?
I began performing as a mariachi musician in Tucson and seeing the impact and effect it had on the audiences, I performed for motivated me to pursue music as a career.

Who are your all-time favorite composers and/or pieces? Why?
My all-time favorite composer is Mahler because of his grand orchestration and larger than life Symphonies.

What is an interesting fact about you and/or your instrument?
I began playing trumpet at the age of 5 in my bilingual elementary school’s mariachi program.

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
I enjoy skiing and skateboarding.

Why did you choose the NRO?
My dad is from Colorado, and we used to have family reunions in Breckenridge where my grandfather used to enjoy attending NRO concerts. To be able to be a part of this orchestra is truly special as I can honor my family and grandfather.