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Jeffrey Kail

Adjunct Professor of String Bass

Jeffrey Kail joined the Kansas City Symphony in 2006 and has served as Principal Bass since 2008. Previously he was a member of the Iris Chamber Orchestra in Memphis, TN, and the Verbier Festival Orchestra in Switzerland. Additionally, he has performed with the Atlanta Symphony, Nashville Symphony, and Alabama Symphony. He studied at Indiana University with Bruce Bransby and Lawrence Hurst. Other teachers include Ralph Jones, Jack Budrow, and Leigh Mesh. For six summers he was an orchestral fellow at the Aspen Music Festival and School. Recently, Mr. Kail has continued his relationship with the Verbier Festival and returns in the summers as member of the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra.