Dylan Moffitt

Dylan Moffitt, is often recognized for his versatility as a percussionist in the classical and world
music genres. In 2009, Moffitt appeared as a soloist with The Cleveland Orchestra alongside
renowned artists Alisa Weilerstein and Jamey Haddad in performances of Golijov’s, Azul for
cello and orchestra. Dylan currently serves as principal percussionist and frequent soloist with
the Firelands Symphony where in 2013 he founded his “Drumming with Dylan” educational
outreach program. Additionally, Moffitt performs regular with City Music Cleveland, the
Wheeling Symphony, Pittsburgh Opera, Cleveland Pops, Ohio Valley Symphony, Cleveland
Chamber Collective, Apollos Fire, and has in the past performed with The Cleveland Orchestra
and Blossom festival band and orchestra. Dylan is a world music specialist in a variety of styles
and is an avid performer and educator both locally and abroad. Following recent trips to Brazil,
he has formed Samba Joia, a Cleveland based samba school and performs regularly with
native Brazilian artists Moises Borges and Luca Mundaca. In 2013, Dylan joined the percussion
faculty of Oberlin College and has since served on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute where
he received both his bachelors and masters degrees. Dylan’s principal teachers include Paul
Yancich, Richard Weiner and Jamey Haddad.

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