Skip to main content
Staff Image

Jeff Moore


Jeffrey M. Moore is the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and a Professor of Music (Percussion) at the University of Central Florida.  Prior to his role as Dean, he served as the founding Director of the School of Performing Arts and Chair of the Music Department.  Receiving his appointment to the music faculty in 1994, Professor Moore’s instructional duties include teaching applied percussion majors, the Percussion Ensemble, and the Marimba Band.

Active in all facets of percussion, he has performed with several major symphony orchestras and is a frequent performer of chamber music. He also performs on drum set, and is an international clinician, lecturer, and soloist. He is a contributing author to the third edition of Teaching Percussion by Gary Cook and has published two method book and CD packages entitled Fundamental Drumstick Control and Drumstick Control with Alfred publications. He served as an Associate Editor of Percussive Notes and is currently on the Board of Advisors for the Percussive Arts Society.  In addition, he currently serves on the Boards of the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, the Orlando Repertory Theatre, the Orlando Philharmonic and A Gift for Music.        

Jeff served as the Percussion Director of the internationally acclaimed Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps, and as Program Consultant/Percussion Arranger with several European, Japanese, Thai, and Indonesian drum corps and bands.         

Jeff is a Yamaha Performing Artist/Clinician, and endorses Paiste cymbal, sounds, and gongs.  He endorses Salyers Percussion sticks and mallets, and has two signature model sticks and eight keyboard mallet models.  Professor Moore also endorses Remo Drum Heads and Latin Percussion.  


Administrative Oversight
  • Arts II Planning
  • Budget
  • Constituent Relations Liaison
  • Curriculum
  • Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Dean’s Executive Council
  • Development of New Programs, Centers and Institutes
  • Faculty Professional Development
  • Fundraising
  • General College Policy
  • Hiring, Evaluation, Salary Issues
  • Inter-College Relations
  • Off-Campus Relations/Various Boards
  • Payroll
  • Planning and Growth Management
  • University Board of Trustees (UBOT) Work Plan
  • Undergraduate Student Government Liaison
Faculty and Staff Affairs
  • Bylaws/Governance
  • Courtesy Appointments
  • Cumulative Progress Evaluations
  • Dean’s Evaluations of Chairs
  • Faculty Emeritus Status
  • Promotion and Tenure (P&T)
  • Special Leave Requests
Promotional Activities
  • Alumni Relations Liaison
  • College Marketing and Promotion
  • Constituent Relations Liaison
  • Public Affairs


  • M.M. in Percussion Performance from University of Wisconsin-Madison (1993)
  • B.M. in Music Education from University of North Texas (1991)


  • Teaching Incentive Award (TIP) – 1999-2000, 2003-2004, 2008-2009
  • College of Arts and Humanities – Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2006
  • Outstanding Service Award for Music Faculty, 2008 College of Arts and Humanities Open House
  • College of Arts and Humanities – Excellence in Professional Service, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009