Jeffery W. Jarvis

Associate Professor of Music


DMA, Michigan State University

MM, Baylor University

BM, Baylor University


Jeffery W. Jarvis is in his ninth year in the Music Department.  He also serves as President of the Arkansas Association of Schools of Music.  Before arriving in Arkansas, he served at East Carolina University, teaching tuba and euphonium while chairing the Department of Instrumental Studies and serving as Managing Director of the North Carolina Suzuki Institute.  Professional development as an administrator includes the DePaul University Music Management Workshop, the East Carolina Leadership Academy and the University of North Carolina Workshop for Department Chairs.  He has performed extensively with the North Carolina Symphony as well as performing concertos and recitals throughout the southeast and mid-west.  His first CD, with percussionist Mark Ford, Athletic Conveyances, Music for Tuba and Percussion was released in 1999 by Arizona University Recordings.