Ian Harrah graduated in 2014 from Miami University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. He is an active Columbus trumpeter, pianist, and arranger in a variety of styles, including jazz with the Ben Crowder Sextet and Ian Harrah Quintet, salsa with Al Son del Iya, pop/rock with The Big Badd, funk with Osage, second line with Largemouth Brass Band, and latin jazz with 7 Igba Ire. Ian has also served as pianist/guitarist/singer at the American Baptist Church of Westerville for the past 5 years.
Ian believes that music is for everyone and that anyone can learn how to create and find joy in music. His teaching style is to encourage students to find their passions and goals to help them feel self-motivated and excited to learn and play!