In 2017-19, Jeremy collaborated with Austin Classical Guitar and Classical Guitarist/Composer Joseph Palmer to create a website called “letsplayguitar.org.” The website assists aspiring classical guitar players with visual impairments access and learn the guitar online for free.
In 2013, Jeremy collaborated with Kim Perlack, Armstrong School of music and St David”s church in Austin to organize a guitar ensemble for veterans. These veterans were from recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as older vets from the Vietnam war. Jeremy and blues guitar legend, Kirby Kelly taught the class every week for veterans. The veterans program continues to thrive with new teachers and students attending the class.
While completing his Master’s degree in Music and Human Learning, The Buttler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin, Jeremy researched the educational needs and accommodations of children with visual impairments. Based on his research he aligned the classroom guitar curriculum, guitarcurriulum.com, for children with visual impairments in Texas Public school.
Specialized Music Services of Austin
From 2010-2014 Jeremy founded and operated Specialized Music Services of Austin. Jeremy worked as a board-certified music therapist and worked with children and adults with disabilities. The company and its 5 employees provided in-home services to approximately 200 people on a regular basis.
In 2009, Jeremy worked for the Veterans Home of Yountville California. The Veterans Home was an assisted living facility for older veterans. Jeremy worked as a music therapist and accompanist. He worked with vets in a memory care center, hospice, and other settings.
From 2007-2009 Jeremy founded the classical guitar program at the Art of Music Studio in the Woodlands, Texas. Jeremy taught guitar to kids of all ages on a regular basis. Upon his departure in 2007 he was replaced and the program continues to thrive today.
Vivaldi Lute Concerto in D Major w/ the University of Louisiana String Ensemble.