Jared Marchman started playing piano at age 7 when his parents enrolled him in piano lessons. He grew up learning the classics and various pop songs of the day. As his love for music and skill progressed, Jared began playing piano at church. He went on to receive a BA in Music from CSUB studying both Classical Piano and Jazz Improvisation. After receiving his BA Jared moved to Sydney Australia where he studied church music at Hillsong College. While there Jared recorded on the gold-selling album Mighty to Save. Upon returning to the states Jared moved to Orange County where he gained a teaching credential in Music from Vanguard University. Today Jared continues to play, compose, teach and record in Orange County including recording on the Newport Church albums Light (in 2011) and Love (in 2012).