From 1993 to 2017 University of Connecticut Emeritus Professor Jeffrey Renshaw conducted and directed the University Wind Ensemble and taught undergraduate and graduate conducting.
Renshaw is a champion of new music, having conducted more than sixty world premieres with new music ensembles, wind ensembles and orchestras. In 1996, at the request of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Renshaw and the University Wind Ensemble performed at Carnegie Hall in a tribute to Morton Gould.
Renshaw has had more than thirty articles about conducting and repertoire published in professional journals. He is an accomplished arranger, and his music has been recorded by the Eastman Wind Ensemble on the CBS/Sony Masterworks label and is published by Ludwig Music Publishers and Counterpoint Music Publishing.
His performances and arrangements have been broadcast throughout Europe, Australia, Japan, the Netherlands, and in the United States on WGBH Boston’s Art of the States and National Public Radio’s Performance Today.
Renshaw received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in conducting from the Eastman School of Music, where he also served as assistant professor of conducting and ensemble coordinator.