Wade Girton


about Wade

Wade Girton is a pianist and graduate jazz studies major at the UTA, where he studies under Dan Cavanagh, Dr. John Solomons, and Stefan Karlsson. He has participated in many events with the UTA Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Orchestra, including the Iolani Jazz Exchange, the Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival, and the UTA Jazz Festival. He was a finalist in the 2017 American Jazz Piano Competition in Melbourne, Florida. He is currently the pianist at Lifepoint United Methodist Church in Haslet, Texas, and also teaches and plays gigs in the DFW area.