Jeremiah Eis is an Assistant Professor of Music at Silver Lake College. In this position, he has also served as Chair of the Music Department, Music Program Director, and Faculty Chair. He is also the Director of the Manitowoc Marine Band.
As a frequent master class clinician and former public school teacher, Jeremiah has had the pleasure of teaching every age and ability level during his career. He is in-demand as a low brass musician, and currently performs with the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra, Newtonburg Brass Band, and the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, he has performed with groups such as the Concord Chamber Orchestra, Dorf Kapelle, Peninsula Players Theatre, Wisconsin Symphonic Winds, among others, and has graced the stage with artists from the Canadian Brass, Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show Band, and numerous professional orchestras. He has been featured as a soloist multiple times throughout his career, recorded compact discs, premiered works, had arrangements published, and received a Citation of Excellence from the National Band Association in 2011 for conducting the Wisconsin Collegiate Honors Band.
Jeremiah received his Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his Bachelor of Music degree from St. Norbert College. He is also a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc and the United States Army School of Music.
As a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard, Jeremiah serves as a Staff Sergeant, Squad Leader, Assistant Conductor, and Unit Career Counselor with the 132 nd Army Band. In the unit, he has performed concert tours in Wisconsin and Hawaii, and provided music for deployment functions, gubernatorial inaugurations, and congressional ceremonies. Additionally, he performed as part of a halftime show on NFL’s Monday Night Football. His military awards include the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal.