Jared Pugh graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU Long Beach with degrees in both vocal performance and music education. He was the assistant conductor of the K’ol Haemek Chorale for their first two seasons helping establish them as the first Jewish Community Chorale in the San Gabriel Valley. He has also worked extensively as a musical director for many theater productions in the Greater Los Angeles Area. As a performer Jared is fluent with both musical theater and classical forms. He is currently a member of Long Beach Camerata and frequently performs in musicals throughout Southern California. Jared is the current choir director at San Dimas High School and Lone Hill Middle School as well as the artistic/executive director of the Westminster Chorale and Welsh Choir of Southern California. Although originally from Porterville, California, Mr. Pugh now lives in Long Beach with his loving puppy, Alfie.