Jeff Handley

Jeff Handley is a highly sought-after percussionist in Chicago. He is principal percussionist and Education/Outreach Program Director with Chicago Sinfonietta and Fulcrum Point New Music Project. Other ensembles he performs with are the Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grant Park Symphony, and Tower Brass.

Mr. Handley was recently heard with Andrea Bocelli, Peter Cetera, Dennis DeYoung, Carrie Underwood, Mannheim Steamroller, and in productions of Les Miserables, Spamalot, Wicked, Color Purple, Mary Poppins, and Shrek at the Cadillac Palace Theater. He recently spent January 2012 in Mexico City with the touring production of Mary Poppins.

An active clinician and educator, Mr. Handley received his Masters of Music Performance degree in 1988 from DePaul University.