Keyboardist and conductor Jeffrey Grossman specializes in vital, engaging performances of music of the past, through processes that are intensely collaborative and historically informed. As the artistic director of the acclaimed baroque ensemble the Sebastians, Jeffrey has directed Bach’s St. Matthew and St. John Passions and Handel’s Messiah from the organ and harpsichord. In recent seasons, he was the music director for performances of Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 with the Green Mountain Project in New York and Venice and musical director for the 2019 Boston Early Music Festival Young Artists Training Program, where he conducted Handel's Orlando from the harpsichord. Previous operatic conducting engagements include Haydn's L'infedeltà delusa and Handel's Agrippina with Juilliard Opera and Juilliard415, and he appears frequently with TENET Vocal Artists as performer and guest music director. For more than thirteen seasons, Jeffrey toured parts of the rural United States with artists of the Piatigorsky Foundation, performing more than 180 outreach concerts to underserved communities from Florida to Alaska. Jeffrey can be heard on the Avie, Gothic, Naxos, Albany, Soundspells, Métier, MSR Classics, and Warner Classics record labels.
Jeffrey is a faculty member of Yale University's School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music, where he teaches performance practice and works with graduate voice students specializing in early music. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Jeffrey holds degrees from Harvard College, the Juilliard School, and Carnegie Mellon University. He resides in New York City. For more information, please visit jeffreygrossman.com