Jeremy Ruth is a freelance clarinetist and educator in the Phoenix area. As an educator, Jeremy teaches music history courses at Estrella Mountain Community College and band, orchestra, and chamber music courses at the Desert Marigold School, in addition to private clarinet, flute, and saxophone lessons. His performance interests are wide-ranging, but he has a particular interest in contemporary music, performance art, and exploring new extended techniques for the clarinet. Jeremy’s scholarly work has also been published in the NACWPI Journal.
As a founding member of The Ambassador Trio, Jeremy has performed guest artist recitals at several universities, in addition to being invited to premiere new works at many national and international conferences, such as the International Clarinet Association’s annual ClarinetFest in 2017 and 2018, and the NACWPI Conference in 2018. He has performed as a soloist with both the Boise State University Orchestra and with the Arizona State University Wind Ensemble. Dr. Ruth holds both the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Arizona State University, where his teachers included Robert Spring and Joshua Gardner, and the Bachelor of Music degree from Boise State University, where he studied with Leslie Moreau.