A native of Springfield, Massachusetts, Trumpeter Jeremy Turgeon is a rising musician. Former Lead Trumpeter, Principle Drum Major and President of the nationally known Sci-Tech Band Programs, under the direction of 2013 Music Educator Grammy Nominee Band Director Gary Bernice. Jeremy graduated with the highest musical honors the school had ever given. As a student he also spent time Performing with the CMG Jazz Ensemble as lead trumpet, and Western District Orchestras as Principle and 2nd Chair Trumpet. A former student and Intern at the Community Music School of Springfield, Jeremy is currently a student at the prestigious Berklee College of Music.
Jeremy has been a long time Mentor at the Mentoring Through Music program based out of Sci-Tech High School, teaching students on all instruments at various skill levels. He has also been a private lessons instructor for many years, with students majoring in music at various local colleges, and some even preparing to audition at Berklee College of Music. Jeremy has also been a guest instructor at various schools in the area to inspire future generations about the possibilities of music.
Jeremy has shared the stage with many well-known musicians, including Jo Sallins, Jarreau Pitts, Trevor Pitts, Heshima Moja, Abi Robles, Alex “Mr. Bassman” Moran, Asa “Ace” Livingston, Johnny Rawls, Tony “Thunder” Smith, Marty Walsh, Dino Govoni, Cleveland Jones, Danny “D Mo” Morris, Brass Master Taylor Ho Bynum, and most recently Michelle Brooks-Thompson, Nichelle J. Mungo, and Alysia Cosby. He has also done many collaboration performances with world-renowned poet and play write, Magdalena Gomez, and has been a long standing artistic associate with Teatro V!da. Jeremy has performed at venues and city events such as Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Mohegan Sun, Mayoral Inaugurations, The World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast, and many more.
Jeremy is currently the Music Director for the International Basilica of the Holy Apostles under Patriarch Arch Bishop Timothy Paul. He is the Founder/Band Leader of the groups "Bonded" and "JTQ", and plays in numerous bands including - The TM Connection Band, Jus' Us Band, and Michelle Brooks-Thompson's Band. He is always working as a freelance horn player for various groups and CD Projects around the New England area. Jeremy just released his first independent Single, "You Know What I Want" on iTunes and other major music retailers.