Jim began teaching piano lessons in 2005 at his home studio in Plymouth, MN. In 2017, he started teaching group lessons at K&S Music Conservatory in Woodbury, MN. In 2019, he relocated to Duluth, MN, and continues his career as piano teacher and freelance accompanist.
Jim's first paying gig was his freshman year in high school (1983) playing a wedding. Since then he has accompanied nearly 200 choir concerts, dozens of musicals, and countless church services.