Jecorey "1200" Arthur is an award-winning music educator, composer, performer, and community organizer from Louisville, KY. He earned his BME and MAT in Music Education at the University of Louisville while studying percussion with Dr. Greg Byrne. As an educator he has taught music to thousands of students in Jefferson County Public Schools, Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, Cabbage Patch Settlement House, and many other youth organizations. As a performer he has played Forecastle Festival and New York City’s 92nd Street Y, as well as stages with the Louisville Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Nashville Symphony, and Columbus Symphony. Arthur is currently the Music Education Manager at 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville, Professor of Percussion Studies at Simmons College of Kentucky, and a member of Chicago’s IMAN Artist Roster, which features artists working at the intersection of culture, social justice and community.


92nd Street Y Musical Introduction Series
Festival of Faiths 2017
Festival of Faiths 2015
Jungfrau Music Festival [Switzerland]
Louisville Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Stereo Hideout: Brooklyn Orchestra
Louisville Philharmonia
Forecastle Festival 2015
Forecastle Festival 2016
Forecastle Festival 2017
American Choral Directors Association Conference
Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards 2017
Louisville Winds
Thompson Street Opera Company
Southeast Christian Church Orchestra
University of Louisville Concert Band
University of Louisville Wind Ensemble
University of Louisville Cardinal Singers
University of Louisville Wind Symphony
University of Louisville Symphonic Band
University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra
University of Louisville Percussion Ensemble
All-County Percussion Ensemble
Jefferson County All-Star Marching Band
Kentucky Honors Percussion Ensemble


Simmons College of Kentucky
Hite Jam Band
Junkyard Hawks Percussion Ensemble
River City Drum Corp
Cabbage Patch Settlement House
De Montfort University [Leicester, UK]
Rowlatts Primary School [Leicester, UK] 
Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana
Academy of Music Production Education and Development
KMEA Solo & Ensemble
KMEA All-County
KMEA All-State
University of Louisville
Union City Arts Depot
Louisville Youth Detention Services
Gatton Academy
Academy at Shawnee
Male Traditional HS
North Hardin HS
Atherton HS
Henry County HS
Pleasure Ridge Park HS
Johnson Traditional Middle
Hazelwood Elementary
Brandeis Elementary
Young Elementary
Klondike Lane Elementary
Waterfront Park
Eisenhower Elementary
Jeffersontown Elementary
Maupin Elementary
Wheatley Elementary
Laukhuf Elementary
Frayser Elementary
Hartstern Elementary
Hite Elementary
Workshops, Clinics, and Masterclasses
Private Percussion and Piano Lessons



Dr. Greg Byrne | University of Louisville, Director of Percussion

Maestro Teddy Abrams | Louisville Orchestra, Director of Music