Dr. Eggener is the Assistant professor of Music Theory, low brass, jazz, and composition at Northwest Wyoming College. Prior to his appointment he served as Associate Professor of Music at Southeastern Oklahoma State University where he taught theory, low brass, and jazz studies. Recent ensemble affiliations include extensive touring with the Sherman Symphony Orchestra, Synergy Brass Quintet, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and regular public performances with jazz artists in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Texoma region.
Dr. Eggener has performed on tuba and bass in many brass quintets, symphony orchestras, jazz bands, wind ensembles, and Broadway musicals throughout his career. He specializes in low brass, bass, composition, jazz, and music theory.
As a brass and jazz educator he has served as a guest artist and clinician in the U.S. and internationally at universities, music festivals, and school districts. Dr. Eggener is a Buffet Crampon artist and exclusively plays Melton Meinl Weston brass instruments. He received his bachelors from Lawrence University and his Masters and Doctorate in Music from Stony Brook University – New York.