A native of Alaska, Jon Heintz received his Bachelor’s in Music Education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. During his time in Fairbanks, Jon performed with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, Arctic Chamber Orchestra, UAF Jazz Ensemble, Fairbanks Community Jazz Band, Fairbanks Opera, and various bands. Jon served as both Treasurer and President for the NAfME Collegiate chapter of UAF. Jon also served as music director/conductor for the Fairbanks Youth Orchestras preparatory strings program.
Jon currently works for the Federal Way Public Schools, and performs with the Jazz Underground, Rainier Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Abbey, and with singer/songwriter Erica Cooper. Jon is incredibly excited to work with the hard-working young musicians of Seattle!