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Justin Gray

Justin Gray began his musical training at the age of eight in his home town of Fort Wayne, Indiana, studying at the His House Studios under Judy Sitzler. Two years later, Justin also started training in classical ballet and would eventually attend the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and received his Bachelors of Science in ballet performance in 2014. While attending high school and training at the academy of the Fort Wayne Ballet, Justin also studied piano under Dr. Hamilton Tescarollo at Indiana University Perdue University Fort Wayne and performed in numerous recitals and concerts throughout his teenage years. At age fourteen, Justin began accompanying ballet classes and developed a reputation for being an experienced dance accompanist. While earning his degree in ballet Justin continued to accompany dance classes and rehearsals in Bloomington, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne. Justin returned to the Jacobs School of music in 2017 to study piano performance under Professor Emile Naoumoff. While pursuing his studies he also worked as class accompanist and rehearsal pianist for the IU Ballet Theater. Justin has recently graduated with a Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance. He is living and working Grand Rapids, Michigan and is building a career as a pianist, teacher and collaborator.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Theory

Spoken languages

  • English

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • Music school
  • Online
  • Student's home
  • Teacher's home
  • Teacher's studio


  • 2020 - BM - Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

School Associations

  • Michigan Music Teachers Association - Provincial / State
  • Music Teachers National Association - National