Guitarist, clinician, and teacher Jason Yeary holds undergraduate (B.M.) and graduate (M.A.) degrees from Middle Tennessee State University, achieving an Outstanding Achievement Award from the MTSU School of Music. He has also completed additional graduate work at Eastern Kentucky University and undergone training in the Orff Schülwerk. Yeary has performed across the United States as a guitarist in jazz, country, and rock groups and performed on numerous recordings. He has served as a clinician for universities and school districts in Tennessee and Kentucky. A former elementary music teacher in Nashville, TN, Yeary currently teaches elementary music in Lexington, KY.