Jared is excited to return to the color guard faculty for his second year! Jared is a production specialist for Dance Sophisticates where he helps produce costumes for various programs around the world. He spends his time choreographing and teaching local programs as well as serving on the design team for Eklipse Winter Guard in Tennessee, and teaching the Avon Cadet Guard right along side of Susie Harloff. Jared is an alumni of Onyx, O2, and Zydeco Color Guard A with plans to enter the competition arena again in the coming years. His passion for the arts doesn’t stop with color guard. Jared is a trombone player with the Pride of Indy Bands and also performs in various pit orchestra gigs around the Indianapolis area. As a performer of the 2009 Tournament of Roses Grand National Honor Band, Jared is deeply grateful for the the support of Music for All and says that he he would not be here today if it for Music for All.