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Is the Concertmaster for the Space Coast Symphony and also performs in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. Moorman has been the Principal Second Violin for the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, the Associate Concertmaster for the Pine Bluff Symphony and the Fort Smith Symphony as well as Principal Second Violinist with the Conway Symphony. He was previously a Tenured Violinist with the Arkansas Symphony and performed with the Pinnacle Players Chamber Orchestra and the Wildwood Opera Festival.
Mr. Moorman has several solo Concerto performances on violin and viola with Orchestra to his credit as well. His chamber music collaborations ( on both violin and viola) include Scott Kluksdahl, J.T. Posadas, Michael Wiseman, Ayako Yonetani, Bharat Chandra, Phil Paglialonga, Daniel Askerov and many others.
Mr. Moorman was the 1st prize winner in the Stella Boyle Smith Young Artist Competition and the Little Rock Music Coterie Competition. He has performed in masterclasses for Yfrah Neaman and Jonathan Carney. Mr. Moorman studied with Professor Kevork Mardirossian who is now at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and earned his degree in Violin Performance at University of Central Arkansas.
He has been 1st violinist with Encore String Quartet, Pinnacle String Quartet, and the Falstaff String Quartet. Mr. Moorman also has taught multiple summer string camps in Brevard County, violin clinics for the Pine Bluff Orchestra Workshop, coached musicians for the Brevard Chamber Music Seminar, and judged Concerto Competitions throughout Florida. Currently, he is serving as string consultant in the Satellite Beach Feeder Chain schools in their orchestra program. During his leisure time, he also volunteers at the Melbourne Palm-Bay Chinese School in the string class.
is the Orchestra Director at Astronaut High School and Madison Middle School in Titusville. An experienced teacher and performer, he earned the Bachelor of Music degree from Hope College in Holland, Michigan where he attended on the Distinguished Artist Award scholarship, and the Master of Music degree from the University of Florida.
During his time as a student at Hope College, Mr. Jackson was the student director of the Hope Pre-College Chamber Music Program. While coordinating the program, he also coached several high-school quartets, trios and quintets to very successful performances.
Mr. Jackson's school orchestras consistently earn "Superior" ratings at Music Performance Assessment, and his students often earn individual high honors in district and state events. He is the coordinator of the Brevard All-County Middle School Orchestra, and serves on the Brevard Music Leadership Team.
Mr. Jackson performs violin locally with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra where he serves as Principal Second Violin, the Cocoa Village Playhouse, and with his wife and sister as the Jackson Trio.
Patrick Phillips is in his sixth year teaching music in public schools and his third year serving as the Director of Instrumental Music at Satellite High School. His responsibilities include teaching the top-tier Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra as well as team-teaching the Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Percussion Ensemble. Mr. Phillips has already developed a reputation as an up-and-coming leader in ensemble music. Ensembles of every discipline consistently earn superior ratings at District and State Music Performance Assessments under his direction. Mr. Phillips has led ensembles in performance at the Music For All National Festival, the CBDNA/NBA Southern Conference, the ABA National Conference and the Florida Alliance for Arts Education Leadership Summit. He previously served on the faculty of St Petersburg High School and the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps. Mr. Phillips holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Florida State University where he studied horn with Michele Stebleton and conducting with Patrick Dunnigan and Richard Clary.