For music educators - By music educators
A native of Aguada, Puerto Rico, Jon Garcia has been teaching for 5 years. Prior to coming to Kissimmee, Florida, Jon taught in the cities of Bridgeport and Stratford, Connecticut. Mr. Garcia is an alumni of the University of Connecticut, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis on trumpet performance. He also holds a Masters of Science degree in Instructional Design & Technology from Full Sail University. In addition to teaching, Mr. Garcia is a professional trumpet player and recording artist who performs regularly. As an accomplished trumpet player, Mr. Garcia has performed and recorded with a number of Latin artists such as Tony Vega, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Victor Manuel, Larry Harlow, and many more. Mr. Garcia also appeared on ESPN as the featured National Anthem solo performer at two nationally televised UConn basketball games.