Jim Elenteny is a teacher, musician and audio engineer. He holds a Master’s Degree in Jazz Commercial Music, with a major in Composition and Arranging, from Five Towns College, and a Bachelor’s degree from Five Towns College (magna cum laude) in Jazz/Commercial Music, with a major in Audio Engineering. While engineering was officially his major as an undergraduate, Jim took all the required courses to qualify as a major in both Music Performance (guitar) and Composition. Jim received several awards at Five Towns College, including the Award For Excellence in Audio Engineering for the class of 2005, and the Award For Outstanding Scholarship in Graduate Studies for the class of 2006. Jim also holds a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Stonybrook (magna cum laude) in Anthropology.
Jim is currently the Music Technology Department Chair at Shoreline Community College, teaching audio engineering, private guitar instruction and directing the college’s guitar ensemble. Jim has also taught audio engineering at Five Towns College, CUNY Bronx Community College and Living Arts College, in Raleigh, NC.