Currently drumming for Arc of Ascent, who recently returned from playing Freak Valley Festival in Germany, Jared is.... An accomplished drummer, who has been active and touring in the music industry for over 7 years. Jared holds his certificate in “Contemporary Music Performance”, where he achieved merit and won the "Best Student" award for 2017. He also received the Backline Charitable Trust Scholarship in 2017 for his efforts and application. He cut his teeth playing drums for "Heterodox" in which time they opened up for NZ giants such as "Devilskin", "8 Foot Sativa", "BeastWars", "Jakob" and many others. Jared is an experienced drummer who has toured with "Jakob" as their roadie and drum tech, serviced local drummers with his tuning abilities, written and recorded 1 solo EP (on which he played all the instruments), and is an avid concert-goer.