Associate Professor, part-time
Pianist Edward Simon is a McDowell and Guggenheim Fellow, international performing artist and educator. He has served on the faculty at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, the City College of New York and the University of the Arts and currently teaches piano and improvisation at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York. Mr. Simon has taught master classes and clinics at music conservatories and universities around the world. He has twice earned the Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service to Jazz Education from the International Association for Jazz Education (1999, 2004), has been a member of SF Jazz Collective since 2010 and is currently a member of the Ninety Miles ensemble lead by Stefon Harris, David Sanchez and Nicholas Payton. Mr. Simon is a Yamaha Artist.