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Dr. Edward (Ed) Trimis holds a BA in Piano Performance from San Francisco State University (though he studied previously at San Francisco State University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music), an MA in Music Education, an MA is Education Administration, and professional clear credentials in Educational Administration and Music all from California State University, Los Angeles. He holds an EdD in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California. He has had the opportunity to study with several amazing artists in all kinds of settings from private instruction to university classes to extended workshops and conference settings.

Jamey Aebersold, Improvisation

David Baker,  Improvisation

SF Conservatory of Music, Piano

Dr. Robert Curnow,  Jazz Ens./Arranging

Dr. Lu Elrod, Secondary Music Methods

Fredrick Fennell, Band  

Bennett Friedman,  Jazz Ens.

Gordon Goodwin, Arranging

William H. Hill,  Band

Mark Levine, Jazz Piano

Dr. Vernon Leidig,  Secondary Music Methods

Dr. Gary Potter, Jazz Ens./Music Theory

Kim Richmond, Improvisation

Robert Sheldon, Piano

Dr. Milton Stern, Piano

Dr. John Swain,  Secondary Music Methods

Robert Wells, Songwriting

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