Jim Pekol graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with
a degree in Bachelor of Music Education with an emphasis in saxophone.
He then taught Grade 5-8 instrumental music for 19 years in the
Wisconsin public schools where his students were involved in Concert
Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Dixieland Band, Solo and Ensemble as
well as Large Group Festivals. Jim also performs vocally and
instrumentally in numerous professional and community groups. He places
great emphasis in creating high-quality musical arrangements for
beginning and intermediate instrumentalists.