There are three of us working in the elementary music department this year. We are going to introduce ourselves one by one and tell you a little bit about us. Today’s focus is Mr. Jeremiah.
How long have you been working at IST?
I have been working at IST for five years.
When did you start playing guitar? Do you play any other instruments?
I started to play guitar in 1995 when I was 15 years old. My brother taught me how to play guitar chords and scales. In 1997 I started to play with bands in church, hotels and music festivals. When I was a student at the University of Dar Es Salaam I started teaching guitar and ukulele lessons. I also play the drums, bass guitar and African drums.
What is your favourite type of music to listen to? What is your favourite type of music to play?
I like to listen jazz, pop and classical music. I like to play pop music and Tanzanian rumba music.
What are you looking forward to this year at IST?
This year I am looking forward to working with students as they learn how to play different instruments. I look forward to inspiring them.