Devin Roth – Biography
Originally from Kelowna, BC, Devin Roth is an accomplished pianist, composer, and music educator. With his passion, experience, and depth of musical knowledge combined with his exceptional teaching skills, Devin is an outstanding jazz, classical and contemporary music instructor. Prior to moving to Vancouver, Devin was in demand as a piano, theory, composition, and musicianship instructor at Hills Academy of Music in Torrance, CA. As a result of his experience with the Royal Conservatory of Music program, Devin consistently prepared his students to perform exceptionally well on exams. Some of his students is were ranked amount top in California.
Aside from teaching, Devin has worked on a number of noteworthy films and television shows including Hotel Transylvania 2, The Book of Life, Emmy-winning Crazy-Ex Girlfriend (CW), and Emmy-nominated Elf: Buddy’s Music Christmas (NBC).
Devin earned a Masters in Jazz Composition from the prestigious New England Conservatory in Boston, MA, where his mentors included multi-Grammy award winning pianist and composer, Fred Hersch, and legendary bassist, Cecil McBee. Devin is also an alumnus of McGill University where he earned a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Piano Performance.