Nik Jakob, a Switzerland native, holds a degree in piano pedagogy from the Conservatory for Music in Zurich, Switzerland. He is a certified piano teacher with SMPV, Switzerland’s licensing board for music teachers. Nik has over ten years of teaching experience in public schools and private settings. He has been an active piano teacher in the Iowa City / Coralville community for the last 4 years. He teaches students age 5 and up in beginning level through advanced. Nik is a member of a number of professional organizations, including: ICIPT (Iowa City Independent Piano Teachers) MTNA (Music Teacher’s National Association) IFMC (Iowa Federation of Music Clubs). Nik was also the Lead Teacher in our pioneer Way Cool for Kids Keyboarding camp here at West Music. He hopes to expand out to include other Musical Moments classes in the future.
When Nik is not spending his time as a part-time stay-at-home dad, he enjoys playing with The Mankind Project, gardening, eating food & wine, and spending time outdoors.