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Jace Mankins is a composer, pianist, and cellist currently active in Fort Worth, TX. Recent premieres of his music include performances by the Manhattan School of Music Philharmonic Orchestra, the Windscape Ensemble, Members of the TCU Symphony Orchestra, and organist Lorenz Maycher. Jace is currently a graduate assistant at Texas Christian University, a piano teacher at Funkytown Music Academy, and a choir scholar at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Fort Worth. He has previously taught at Arlington School of Music and privately in Cresskill, NJ.


While primarily a composer, Jace is also an avid performer. He has over 15 years of experience on the piano, and he has studied with Mrs. Sylvia Bolding and Dr. Harold Martina. Additionally, he studied organ with Lorenz Maycher. Jace is involved with the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival and currently serves as the Director of Communications for the Roy Perry Classic American Organ Foundation. As a cellist, Jace studied with Mr. Tristan Roberts and has played with the TCU Symphony Orchestra and Longview String Quartet.


Jace is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Texas Christian University, studying under Dr. Blaise Ferrandino and Dr. Neil Anderson-Himmelspach. He received his Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Dr. J. Mark Stambaugh, and he graduated Cum Laude from TCU where he studied with Dr. Ferrandino, Dr. Martin Blessinger, and Dr. Till Meyn.


Jace currently lives in Fort Worth with his wife, Jordan and son, Jolan.

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