Jeffrey Hoefler (trumpet) is one of the most active free-lance trumpeters in the New England area. His activities range from commercial work to performing with jazz, theater, wind and orchestral groups such as the Reagle Players, Massachusetts Wind Orchestra and Boston Chamber Ensemble. He performs as Principal Trumpet for Symphony by the Sea and Hillyer Festival Orchestra, Associate Principal with the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, and formerly with Boston Civic Symphony, Metropolitan Wind Symphony and New England Philharmonic. He has appeared as soloist with the Symphony by the Sea, Lafayette Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Wind Symphony. In addition to his career as a trumpeter, he plays guitar and sings with Irish bands, and plays both guitar and trumpet in various German bands throughout New England. He received degrees in Music and Engineering from Purdue University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and has studied with Timothy Morrison and Walter Chestnut.