Music Director Jeffrey de Seriere is from Lakewood, California, and is an active saxophonist, music educator, and conductor in the Southern California area. Mr. de Seriere is currently the Symphonic Band Director at the Orange County School for the Arts and the Assistant Band Director at Mayfair High School. Since 2013, Mr. de Seriere has been the Music Director of True Brass Choir, a professional brass ensemble in the Long Beach area. As a conductor, Mr. de Seriere has studied privately with Dr. David Betancourt and Dr. Anthony Mazzaferro. He’s also participated in conducting workshops with Dr. Frank Battisti and Dr. Mallory Thompson. In 2014, he was named one of seven finalists in the National Band Association’s Young Conductor Mentor Project and also made his international conducting debut with the CSULB Wind Symphony in Seoul, South Korea.

In 2013, Mr. de Seriere earned his B.M. in Music Education from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach. Mr. de Seriere is completing his M.M. in Instrumental Conducting at the Cole Conservatory where he is a student of John Carnahan. Mr. de Seriere holds active memberships in the California Band Directors Association, Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association, and the North American Saxophone Alliance.