Jarod is a pianist, arranger, writer, producer, teacher, performer, loving husband, and proud father. For the last 21 years, he has taught vocal music at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, California. Jarod has worked for many theater companies and schools in Southern California as Musical Director, conducting and playing many shows. Over the years, he has had the honor of collaborating with Susan Egan, Jason Robert Brown, Krysta Rodriguez, Eden Espinosa, Liz Callaway, Ali Stroker, David Burnham, Jared Gertner, and Jessica Vosk, to name a few. Jarod is dedicated to sharing his appreciation for all types of music with young people. Music is Life!