Camp Levine DC Campus: SE Teacher Bios

DC Campus: SE Teacher & Staff Bios

Austin Gaskin

Site Director, SE DC THEARC Campus

Austin Gaskin, is a 2020 graduate of the University of Maryland where he earned his Master’s of Music in Music Education. He has teaching experience in Prince George’s County Public Schools where he taught middle school Chorus. He also taught after-school Vocal Ensemble at Capitol Hill Day School. Austin is an aspiring arts administrator and is currently pursuing his PhD in Music Education at the University of Missouri. He is very excited to join the Camp Levine family this year!

Jacob Strom

Assistant to the Site Director, SE DC THEARC Campus

Jacob Strom is joining Camp Levine at THEARC as the Assistant to the Site Director. In this role, he will be supporting camp operations and also working with teen apprentices. Jacob is a Master of Social Work student at the University of Maryland, Baltimore with a passion for music. He is a firm believer in the power of service and music to positively shape the lives of young people, and he is thrilled to be a part of Camp Levine at THEARC this summer. Jacob has worked with young people in a variety of different settings including at school, at summer camps, and as a volunteer music instructor at Ferebee-Hope recreation center. Jacob is a native of the Washington, DC area and has lived here his entire life. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, rooting for our local sports teams, and writing songs.