Jeremy Myint is a composer and multi-instrumentalist in his final year at The University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. While his personal focus is on jazz and rock, he is equally proficient in a wide range of genres, with his main instruments being guitar, piano, drums, and bass. Jeremy has extensive teaching experience, teaching both school and freelance lessons for a number of years. Since high school, he has received numerous awards and accolades, including Cappies awards for Best Song and Best Orchestra and participation in CityBeat’s Best New Bands Showcase. He has also played many high-profile gigs, including MidPoint Music Festival, The Cappies Gala, Music Hall, and TEDxUCincinnati. Notably, he was in The Blue Wisp Young Lions during his senior year of high school, a house band comprised of students for the former jazz club. He has also joined and formed many projects since entering CCM, and has become a significant force as a newcomer in the Cincinnati jazz and progressive scene. With musicians from CEA awarded/nominated bands as well as the best of CCM’s jazz department, he has opened for a wide range of formidable artists, including national acts such as Marbin, Art & Science, So Much Light, Strawberry Girls, and Stolas. His current musical endeavors aim to blend elements of impressionist, jazz, and experimental elements into a symphonic large work.
George Byrd has been participating in the Cincinnati music scene for nearly two decades, performing with acts such as Coconut Milk, Gran Bel Fisher, Young Heirlooms and many more. He has also performed in various musical theatre productions and cabarets, such as Shadowbox and Wilmington Community Theater. When he’s not performing, teaching or recording in the studio, he spends most of his time with his wife and three daughters.