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Welcome to
On Chord Academy!

We are a Music school dedicated to simple and transparent music instruction in Layton, Utah. We designed our approach to music lessons to create a deep rooted love of music and performance in every one of our students.
On Chord Academy Founders

Our Location

On Chord Academy

Contact Us

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360 South Fort Lane, Suite C-110, Layton, Utah, 84041
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Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have. Use the emails listed here, or the contact form below.

Our Staff

Jordan Olsen

Jordan Olsen

People & Places

Jordan Olsen is a co-founder of On Chord Academy. He oversees the school’s student recruitment, student services, and facility management. He also wrote and teaches the Beginning Guitar Workshop as well as private guitar lessons.

Jordan has played guitar for 22-years, has released 10 published albums, has toured the western United States as a professional musician, and earned a Professional Certificate of Guitar through Berklee College of Music Online.

Aside from his family, Jordan’s greatest passion in life is music. He continues to study the instrument in order to give his students relevant, educated, and high quality music instruction. Jordan is a very active musician in the Utah music scene and is a rabid fan of the band Umphrey’s McGee.

Jennifer Olsen

Jennifer Olsen

Numbers & Forms

Jennifer Olsen is a co-founder of On Chord Academy. She manages the school’s administrative services, accounting, and all things spreadsheet.

Jennifer is a pianist of over 20-years, dedicates her playing to charitable and non-profit organizations, and teaches a select group of beginning piano students from her home.

Aside from her time spent at On Chord Academy, Jennifer is a dedicated mother of three. Some of her favorite bands and artists are Barenaked Ladies, Tim McGraw, and Michael Jackson.

John Chatelain

John Chatelain

Website & Content

John’s professional background includes music, education and marketing, and his role at On Chord Academy exists right at the nexus of all three, as the school’s web designer and strategist.

Over the last 18 years John has performed professionally in rock bands, jazz ensembles, bluegrass groups, and traditional Irish troupes, playing bass, guitar, keys and mandolin. He studied graduate-level Comparative Literature at the U of U, where he also taught Intermediate French. John also has a professional background in marketing and web.

His favorite band is also Umphrey’s McGee, although John also enjoys seaking out the weird and wonderful in all kinds of indie music.