Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Jin is a composer, pianist, vocalist, and drummer. He received his bachelor’s in music composition from University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he is currently pursuing a master’s in jazz studies at DePaul. He won the 2018 TI:ME Electronic Music Composition Contest for his original work, “Letter to Dad”. Jin currently performs and writes for DePaul jazz ensembles and combos, as well as Eunfinished, a seven-piece jazz/hip-hop band.
Jin’s teaching style is warm and engaging, and he loves helping his students discover new musical perspectives. He looks forward to a year ahead filled with music, learning, and fun.