Faculty

Jeff Kraus

Percussion (Precollege)

Jeffrey Kraus has been an active performer and educator in New York’s musical life for decades. On various occasions he has worked with such diverse artists as Lucas Foss, Milton Babbit, George Crumb, Frank Zappa, Steve Reich and Dave Brubeck. Recording credits include Columbia, Iris, Phillips, CRI and Opus One. Mr. Kraus has performed with the Orchestra of Our Time, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Guild, Center for Contemporary Opera, Manhattan Percussion Ensemble and has been guest conductor and soloist with Sinfonica San Salvador. Jeff received his Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music and has studied with James Preiss, Paul Price and Fred Hinger.

He is on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music Precollege and the United Nations International School.