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Ken Jehle



What do you love about music?
It moves people. It gives voice to a wide range of feelings.

Who is your favorite artist?
Dream Theater

What are your top 5 desert island albums?
Fear – Toad the Wet Sprocket
Abbey Road – The Beatles
Images and Words – Dream Theater
Surfing With the Alien – Joe Satriani
Couldn’t Stand the Weather – Stevie Ray Vaughn

Do you play in a band or currently perform?
Ken currently is the full-time music director at Saint Joseph Church Brooklyn Avenue. He performs weekly with the tradition choir, Spanish group and contemporary ensemble.



Ken Jehle is a classical guitarist and guitar instructor with over 30 years of teaching experience. He earned a BS in music at IPFW. While in college, Ken played for a local, all-original band named Angel X, who recorded in Nashville and opened for 38 Special, Blue Oyster Cult, Quiet Riot, Zach Wylde, and Fog Hat. In the ‘90s Ken performed with the alternative-rock band Rhino, playing shows throughout Indiana, Michigan, and Kentucky. Since 1985, Ken has specialized in rock guitar of the ‘70s and ‘80s and later expanded into guitar of the ‘90s. Recently, Ken began specializing in classical guitar and solo guitar. He plays at weddings and private events, and he has performed with Fort Wayne vocalist Addison Agen. When he’s not teaching at the Academy, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and leading the music department at Saint Joseph Church. Ken is passionate about helping you achieve your goals while making lessons fun and inspiring.