Jeffrey Jamner

Jeffrey Jamner has a broad background in performance, arts education and creative programming. He has been the Director of ArtsRise (formerly called School programs) at Kentucky Performing Arts (formerly called The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts) since 1998, where he has helped create, develop and direct such programs as Arts Academies for teachers; the Gheens Great Expectations young artist concert and residency program; World Rhythms education programs and cultural marketplace; and the ArtsThrive (formerly called Arts in Healing), which trains and places artists in residencies for patients, families, and staff in hospitals and other places of healing. Prior to his work at the Kentucky Center, Jeff worked in the Educational ArtReach Department at the Manhattan School of Music (where he received his Doctorate in piano performance) and was founder and director of Concorde: The Chamber Music Society of Westport in Connecticut.