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Devin Okey

Piano • Saxophone • Clarinet • Flute

Education:

Kennesaw State University

Devin Okey is an active Metro-Atlanta musician whose love for music in all forms inspired him to share his skills and knowledge with others. Whether he is in the classroom or on the bandstand, Devin brings top-tier work ethic and professionalism to every musical situation and is energetic and engaging with students of all ages.

Devin has taught private lessons for over ten years, with many of his students going on to receive top accolades in the GMEA All State Honor Bands and in Georgia’s Governor’s Honors Program. Devin's teaching philosophy is quite simple: teaching students to make better music develops them into better people. He also believes that through both one to one instruction and education through collaborative experiences, students develop not only musical proficiency, but also effective problem solving skills applicable to the professional world. Devin's strengths and areas of expertise lie in teaching fundamentals on all woodwinds, improvisation, music theory, aural skills, and ensemble coaching.

Devin received his Bachelor of Jazz Performance at Kennesaw State University in 2016 and was a featured performer in the KSU College of the Arts promotional materials. He has worked with artists such as Voodoo Visionary, Cody Matlock, David Rudder, The Hedonistas, Wild Adriatic and Sheilah Ray Charles of the Ray Charles family.