Jill Truax is Associate Director of Music and Organist at the Community Church of Vero Beach. She is a native of Pennsylvania, earned a Bachelor of Arts in piano performance from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. As part of her undergraduate study, Jill was selected as an intern with the National Symphony’s Education department in Washington, D.C. There, she researched and helped write educational concerts for young audiences. She later was awarded a full performance scholarship to the Cincinnati Conservatory of the University of Cincinnati. Under the instruction of Professor Frank Weinstock she completed a Master of Music degree in piano performance.
Jill studied organ under Dr. José Daniel Flores. She was a scholarship recipient of the Treasure Coast Chapter of the American Guild of Organist (AGO) and currently serves with the AGO as an active member.
Jill comes to us from the First Baptist Church of Vero Beach, where she served as the Music and Worship Associate for the past twelve years. She has 29 years of experience teaching music to children and youth.
Outside of music Jill has a variety of interests that includes aviation, and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Carl Volgarino, have two children, Avery and Arlen. They reside in Vero Beach.