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Jeri Sykes

Jeri Sykes

She/Her

Biography

Jeri Sykes is a reed doubler, composer, arranger/orchestrator and lighting designer. She has played woodwinds in pit orchestras for hundreds of shows all over New England, and has worked as a performer/arranger with the bands Lawsuit and Preoccupied Pipers. Her orchestration projects include Born To Do This, Neolithic Fairytales, Paragon Park: The Musical, and Robin Hood: The Truth of Maid Marian. She is a Professor at Berklee College of Music, teaching arranging and orchestration, and is a co-director of Berklee’s annual Curtain Up festival of new theatre music.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Boston/New England

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Orchestrator
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Music Copyist

Primary Instruments

  • Clarinet
  • Clarinet (Bass)
  • English Horn
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone

Software

  • Finale

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)