Jared Stein is a music educator, composer, song leader, and professional musician. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Jared and his musical family moved to Los Angeles when he was in high school, which was perfect timing since he had just started growing his dreadlocks. He studied ethnomusicology and classical violin at UC Santa Barbara before he became the Instrumental Music Director at de Toledo High School in 2008. He was also the Music Director at Camp Alonim for 8 years and this is his 4th summer at BCI. He has been in the Nashuva Band since 2004, with Rabbi Naomi Levy, and he loves to lead communal singing experiences. Jared and Jamie, his immaculate wife, are proud parents to Jack (8), Jade(7), Jayla (4), and Jazz (9mos). They love to paint rainbow walls, hike, bike and play sports. They also love to sing together and are recording an album as we speak!