Jake Sorgen

Jake Sorgen is a Chicago-based Songwriter/Composer/Multi-Instrumentalist who works in the areas of songwriting, improvisation, contemporary composition, and theatrical scoring. He has released 4 albums of lyrical songs, named the 2018 “Maverick Prodigy Composer” by the Maverick Concert Hall in New York, and awarded a Composer’s Fellowship in 2020 from the Vermont College of Fine Arts where is a current MFA candidate. Jake specializes in a holistic musical pedagogy adapted from his studying with Mary Oliver, Carla Kihlstedt, and Roger Zahab which emphasizes training how to learn music rather than rote memorization of notes and songs.