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               C. Mondre Moffett

              Trumpet, Composer, Educator


              PO Box 911

             Jamestown, N.C 27282

              (973) 723-4974

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION   May 2011

MM in Music Education 

Boston University, Boston Massachusetts 

ThesisTitle: “An Improvising Curricular for Jazz Music”

Advisor:Carla Aquilar, RichardBunberry, (Instructor)

MA in Jazz Music Performance and Composition   May 1999 

New York University, New York City 

Thesis Title: “The Fundamentals of successful Jazz Ensemble Performances”

Advisor: Dave Schroeder, P. Freire (Chair)

Private Studio

Laurie Frink “ The Caruso Method brass pedagogue”

Marc-Antonio Consoli, music composition

Jim McNeely, music composition

Frank Foster, music arranging

Mario Guarneri, applied trumpet studies, Max Schlossberg pedagogue

BA in Music, summa cum laude     May 1981

New College of California, San Francisco


Jazz Ensemble Director/Instructor    July 2005 – 2018

Performance, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

·  Taught music majors & non music majors the applications of Jazz music 

·  Planned various concert performances, workshops and master classes 

·  Produced and packaged professional ensemble recordings

·  Directed gala performances with Theater, Dance & Art Department

Compositional Instructor

Music Program, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University    July 2005- 2018

·  Taught music arranging and techniques for Symphonic Orchestration

·  Taught Jazz Composition

Black Music Studies Instructor  

General Ed.Program, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University July 2005-2018  

·  Lecturer on The History Black Music in America, two sections

·  Lectureron The History of Jazz Music

·  Lecturer on Gospel Music

Applied Trumpet Instructor  

Music Program, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University   August 2006-2014  

·  Instructor of Applied Jazz Trumpet pedagogical (the Curoso Method) 

·  Instructor of Improvisational techniques 

Coordinator Adjunct Instructor

Department of Music, Long Island University, Brooklyn NY  October 2002-2005 

·  Music arranger and Director of Prep Band

Music Teacher K-12 – Department of Education, New York City

Susan S. McKinney Secondary School of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY   September2000- 2005

·  Taught Jazz Band, Chorus, Music Appreciation & music theory


Trumpet performing Artist    May 2018 – present

·  Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra, North Carolina

Trumpet, Composer, Arranger, Band Leader  September 2005 - 2018

·  Mondre Moffett Jazz Society, LLC

Trumpet performing Artist    June 1995 - 2001  

·  Duke Ellington Orchestra, New York City


Moffett, M.  “ Royal Decree“ All original music composed for Jazz Quintet

  Vine records, CD Baby publishing  (2014)  

Moffett, M.  “Wishbone Suite”.  All original music composed for Symphony

  Orchestra. Vine records, CD Baby publishing  (2013)

Harrell, T. and Moffett, M.; “ Wise Children”.   Trumpet work contributor. 

 RCA records, NYC (2004)  

Moffett, Charnett. and Moffett, M.; “For the Love of Peace”. Trumpet work contributor.   

Piadrum Records. (2004)

Moffett, Cody, and Moffett, M.My Favorite Things” trumpet work and writing contributor. 

  TCB Records, NYC (2001)

Moffett, M.and The Moffett Family. “Africano”.Trumpet and composer.

  Venus Records, NYC (2000)

Moffett, Charisse.Moffett, M.; and The Moffett Family.“It’s Love” Trumpet and writing 

  Contributor. Venus Records, NYC (1999)

Spencer, J.; and Moffett, M.; “The Man with the Horn” trumpet work contributor. 

 Mo Jazz Records, Los Angeles, Ca. (1994)

Moffett, M.,and The Moffett Family, “The Magic of Love” trumpet and writing contributor.

 Venus Records, NYC (1993)

Moffett, C., Moffett, M., “Beauty Within”trumpet, keyboard and writing contributor.

 Blue Note Records. (1988)  

Mohammed, D., Moffett, M.,Here After” trumpet work contributor.

 Life Force Records. (1975)

Moffett Family, C., Moffett, M., “Volume One”. Trumpet work and writing contributor.

 LSR Records. (1975)


Selected as a Jazz Master; Listed in “Jazz Portrait of the Masters”. Artisan Publication

Appointed Committee member, North Carolina Arts Council for music composition grants

Director for John Coltrane International Blues and Jazz Festival Band


Lyceum Committee member


802 Musicians Union, NYC

ASCAP Member

Jazz Education Network

African American National Jazz Caucus