Jeff is a native of Waterloo where he studied organ, viola and composition at Wilfrid Laurier University. His music has been commissioned by choirs across North America and performed and broadcast around the world. He sings with the Elora Singers and the Canadian Chamber Choir, for which he is also composer-in-residence. Jeff teaches violin and viola at the Beckett School in Waterloo, and Rockway Mennonite High School in Kitchener, as well as maintaining a private studio. He is also organist and choir director at the Church of the Holy Saviour Anglican in Waterloo where he directs a very active music program.