10691 Cross Creek Blvd Tampa, FL 33647
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Dr. Jared Jones

Dr. Jared Jones is a versatile pianist familiar with many different styles from baroque and classical to today's popular music. He has over 10 years of experience teaching private lessons, group classes, and masterclasses. Dr. Jones graduated in May 2018 with a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Pedagogy degree from USC where he studied pedagogy with Scott Price and Sara Ernst and applied piano with Charles Fugo. His dissertation is a style analysis ofSeventeen Waltzes for Piano by the Russian-American composer Leo Ornstein. He completed MM and BM degrees in piano performance at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC, where he studied with Matthew Manwarren. Dr. Jones has experience as an adjudicator with Columbia Music Teacher's Association and the National Federation of Music Clubs in Columbia, SC. He was a presenter at the 2015 MTNA (Music Teacher's National Association) National Conference in Las Vegas, NV along with select members of the University of South Carolina's collegiate chapter. He has performed in masterclasses with artists such as Walter Hautzig, Mykola Suk, Tellef Juva, and John O'Conor. His interests in piano and piano pedagogy include polishing and performing standard repertoire and guiding students through this same process, improvising, teaching piano improvisation, and composing piano pieces for his students. Two of his recent projects were performing with Spring Valley Baptist Church in Columbia, SC “A Jazzy Christmas Gathering,” and with the Columbia Stage Society's Town Theatre in “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story.” 




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