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Jay was born was born and raised in Southeast Texas, Jay has been at home on a keyboard since age six. He studied piano with Hugh Thompson in the Thompson Studio of Music in Beaumont for six years. Majoring in theory and composition, he also studied on the college level at Lamar University and the Univerity of Houston School of Music. He is an accomplished pianist, and vocal and instrumental accompanist. Creating and performing computerized orchestrations for theater productions is a particular passion.
He is a skilled theater accompanist and conductor. Working with Keith Cockrell in the Theater Arts Department at Lamar State College Port Arthur, beginning in 1998, first sparked his interest in musical theater. Since that time he has worked with many local community theater groups, including PALT, OCP and BCP. He has also worked with several independent theater groups, including Act 1 Scene 1 and Studio 33.