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George Weremchuk

George Weremchuk has performed with such diverse groups as the New World Symphony, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, and Sam Rivers’ Rivbea Orchestra. He is featured on the New World Symphony’s recording entitled New World Jazz (RCA Red Seal), and has performed with Sam Rivers at the Chicago Jazz Festival, Matosinhos Jazz Festival in Portugal, and at Lincoln Center in New York.

In Europe, Dr. Weremchuk performed in 14 countries with the international touring company of Duke Ellington’s “Sophisticated Ladies”, including a tour of Italy with Mercer Ellington conducting. He has appeared as a soloist with the University of Central Florida Symphony Orchestra and with the University of Miami Wind Ensemble and is featured with them on the world premiere recording of Urban Requiem by Michael Colgrass. In addition, Dr. Weremchuk performs regularly with the Orlando, Brevard (FL) and Florida West Coast Symphonies. This past summer Dr. Weremchuk performed at the 13th World Saxophone Congress in Minneapolis and recorded a CD with Sam Rivers’ Rivbea Orchestra.

Weremchuk holds the Doctor of Music degree from the University of Miami (D.M.A., ’91). He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts where he received the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Indiana University where he received the Master of Music degree. His teachers include Eugene Rousseau, Lynn Klock, Gary Keller, and Daniel Deffayet. He is currently Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Central Florida.


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