Writer-musician Jeffrey Ernstoff received his Master’s degree in Arts Programming at Harvard University, and Fellowships in Music and Arts Education from the National Endowment for the Arts. For ten years, Jeffrey was Creative Director for Radio City Music Hall Productions. In 2002, he founded Ernstoff Creative Services. This is his eighth year as the KIN's Creative Director.
In 1984, Jeffrey's turn as Music Production Coordinator for the Olympic Ceremonies led to his becoming Creative Director and Writer for Super Bowl Halftimes and World Cup ceremonies starring Michael Jackson, Gloria Estefan and Stevie Wonder. He has also served as Creative Director and Writer for Jazz at Lincoln Center tributes to Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday & Sarah Vaughn and worked on a range of projects with Grammy|Emmy|Tony notables such as Tony Bennett, Jeff Cesario, Ed Bradley, Justin Timberlake, Peter Erskine, Whitney Houston and Gregory Itzin, among others. His music and non-fiction scripts have been performed at the White House, Boston’s Symphony Hall and Mt. Rushmore, and broadcast on NBC, ABC, CBS and HBO.
As Creative Director for Fortune magazine's Global Forum conferences in Washington, DC, Delhi, India, Cape Town, South Africa and Chengdu, China, Jeffrey has drawn upon his comprehensive experience with clients such as Mercedes–Benz, Pepsi Cola and International Paper.
Jeffrey often serves as Artist-in-Residence at universities, conservatories and civic arts organizations. In 2013, he was also named a Distinguished Scholar at the University of Wisconsin's Institutes for Discovery. As Creative Director for the KIN, he has conceived, written and directed programs at Northwestern University, the Chicago Art Institute, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Music Institute of Chicago, Herman Miller, Cisco Systems and the Panama Canal Visitors Center.