Drums, Piano | Salt Lake

Jack is an experienced musician with a passion for both piano and drums. His expertise spans across various genres, with a strong background in classical music for piano, and proficiency in rock and jazz for drumming. Jack has cultivated his musical talents since childhood and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Utah. Beginning piano lessons at the age of 8 and immersing himself in percussion throughout middle and high school, he has garnered accolades including superior ratings in competitions such as the National Federation of Music and the Utah High School Activities Association's Solo and Ensemble Festival. 

Jack's musical journey extends beyond academia, as he has enriched his experience by performing in a rock band and honing his jazz drumming skills at USU. His teaching philosophy emphasizes effective communication and individualized instruction, tailored to each student's unique learning style and needs. With a commitment to fostering discipline and ability, Jack strives to empower his students not only to master their instruments but also to develop the skills necessary for success in any endeavor. In his studio, he cultivates a stress-free and enjoyable learning environment, promoting excellence through tailored challenges and supportive guidance. Jack's dedication to adapting to his students' abilities and pacing ensures that each individual can progress comfortably while reaching new heights of achievement.

“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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