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As a music educator Doug Jasik individualizes his approach for each student – from complete beginners as young as five to aspiring professionals – in order to most effectively develop their musicianship and skills. He has the ability to inspire and motivate students of varied musical interests and backgrounds.
A versatile performer, Doug has appeared with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, Tony Bennett, Filarmonica de Caracas (Venezuela), Diana Ross, Pennsylvania Pro Musica, Orchestra 2001, Viennese Orchestra of America, and the AVA Opera Company. His students’ achievements include awards such as “Artist of the Month” (Episcopal Academy) and “Best Overall Orchestra and Chorus Member” (UCFSD); memberships in the Chester County Youth Orchestra, solos with school classical and jazz ensembles, and selection for the PMEA Annual String Fest and numerous selective school ensembles (“Select Strings,” etc).
Doug began violin studies with Margaret Rosenak Berend, a student of legendary Jeno Hubay at the Budapest Academy where music educator Zoltan Kodaly also taught. Since coming to the Delaware Valley to attend Swarthmore College on scholarship, he has studied violin with David Arben, Paul Windt, Jeffrey Michaels, and Davyd Booth.
He is certified by both the Gordon Institute and Music Together in Early Childhood Music Education. As a jazz violinist and composer, he has explored music of many different cultures; he has studied composition and improvisation with Dennis Sandole and Vic Juris, and has undertaken graduate studies in Music Therapy. Check out Doug’s web site: dougjasik.com.