Jackson Short is currently a sophomore at Oberlin Conservatory pursuing a percussion performance degree. He grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana living with his mom, dad, and his sister Caroline. In high school, Jackson was apart of all of the performing arts available and also performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Side- by-Side orchestra for 3 years. Studying with Braham Dembar and Craig Hetrick of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Jackson was accepted to Oberlin Conservatory. Jackson is happy to be apart of the Living the Classical Life team to help with fundraising and also helping with the implementation and use of social media.