Jeffrey Abbott just completed his eighth year in the Liverpool Central School District where he directs two high school orchestras. He has served on the violin faculty of the NYASTA Summer String Institute in Ithaca, NY as well as the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy for the past ten years.
As an orchestral musician, Jeffrey performs as a substitute violin player with Symphoria. He has recently played in the pit orchestras for the National Touring Productions of the Book of Mormon, Chicago, and Phantom of the Opera in Syracuse, NY. He has also performed at the Merry Go Round Theater in the musicals Parade and the Light in the Piazza. Mr. Abbott holds a Masters Degree in Violin Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelors Degree in Violin Performance and Music Education from Ithaca College.