Gavin graduated from the University of Santa Cruz in 2009 with a BA in psychology, and has worked as a Behavior Specialist with Tucci Learning Solutions for the past four years. Year's earlier, Gavin began playing the guitar at the age of 14. He has carried his passion for music with him throughout his educational and professional education. He is a trained Music Docent with Music for Minors and has helped train other music educators how to work with differently-abled individuals. He is currently working on his MA in Educational Psychology through West Virginia University, and is excited to apply what he has learned to make music education fun, engaging, and worthwhile.