Meet the Musician

Jeff Michaelis



About the musician

Jeff grew up in Rexburg, Idaho, and began playing horn in 6th grade. Because of some great experiences in high school, he decided to pursue music as a career and attended Ricks College and later BYU-Idaho and studied with Kendall Nielsen and graduated with a BM in Music Education. He later obtained a MM in Horn Performance at The University of Utah where he studied with Steve Proser. Jeff moved in and out of the public education space as a music teacher for a number of years in Idaho and Indiana before changing careers and now works in customer training for a software company in Lehi, UT. Jeff is married to Amanda Michaelis in the cello section and they have 6 kids. He enjoys cycling, hiking, rock climbing, and hanging out with the family.