Robert Jordon & Derek Beckvold
Co-Founders and Directors
Derek and Robert are performers, educators, and global consultants for institutional development and the advancement of arts education. Graduates of the New England Conservatory, they are committed to individual artistry and share a deep connection to jazz and western classical music. They have both been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to research musical perception and pedagogy in South Asia. Together they have helped manage and develop music programs in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Director of Business Strategy
Mark is an entrepreneur and MBA candidate at MIT who is passionate about using technology to connect people around the world with services to improve their lives. He has six years of experience designing and delivering financial products for SMEs and smallholder farmers in emerging markets including Zambia, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Mentors and Fellows
Global artists and citizens.
Meet the talented and dedicated Teaching Artists on our team.