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Bob Emmons: Piano
Bob Emmons has been performing since age 7 on various keyboards, eventually landing him with cover bands playing anything from rock to big band jazz styles. He attended The College of New Jersey (previously Trenton State) and earned his Bachelors Degree in music education, with an emphasis on piano performance. He studied with Shirley Batchelor for his classical training, and since he always had an affinity for improvising and creating, continued jazz studies with numerous artists.
In his past career as music educator, Bob dedicated 30 years to instructing children in the Hamilton Township, New Jersey Public Schools, as an instrumental music teacher. In his most recent post he served in four elementary schools with over 200 students in his roll book annually. Bob previously taught at Grice Middle school for 25 years as an instrumental music teacher, concert and jazz band director. In 2006, Bob was chosen to direct the New Jersey Region II Junior High School Jazz Ensemble, a division of the International Association of Jazz Educators.