Currently pursuing his Master's degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Jared is a Suma Cum Laude graduate from a distinguished 4-year university graduating with many awards, with two degrees, in four years.
At heart, Jared is a teacher - he loves helping other people achieve their dreams. He has taught piano, music theory, speech, rhetoric, analysis, logic, math, English, science, social studies, and several other subjects in both the US and South Africa. He looks forward to helping you however he can!
Private piano lessons for 12 years
Developed, wrote, designed, published, and taught the curriculum for a three-day-intensive workshop/class in Competitive Policy Debate
Teaches undergraduate classes at University of Oklahoma
Substitute teacher in grades 3 and 4 in South Africa during the summer of 2015
Music theory tutor
Music history tutor
Debate coach for 15 years
Speech coach for 13 years
Imagine music and art, Piano Teacher
2017 - Present
Hired to teach students of all ages the basics of musicianship, piano, keyboard skills, and music theory.
University of Oklahoma, Graduate Assistant in Piano
2016 - Present
Teach undergraduate courses in Group and Applied piano at OU. Also personal assistant to Chair of Piano Area.
Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse, Host
2015 - Present
Responsible for providing a positive first-impression with high-profile customers at fine-dining establishment. Handling customer complaints, addressing concerns, and confidently managing high-stress situations calmly and collectedly. Tasked with seating guests at the proper tables to assure equitable opportunity for each server.
Millikin University, Music Theory Tutor
2014 - 2016
Tutor/substitute teacher for undergraduate music theory courses
Millikin University, Music History Tutor
2014 - 2016
Tutor and substitute teacher for undergraduate classes in Music History
Millikin University Music Preparatory Department, Piano Teacher
2013 - 2016
Interlochen Center for the Arts, Teaching Assistant, Piano
2015 - 2015
Selected through a highly competitive application process. Teaching in group setting, private setting, and counseling duties.
Millikin University, Writing consultant
2013 - 2015
Help all students with both academic and narrative papers using skills in: