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Originally from North Carolina, Wells has been playing piano since he could reach the keys. Though piano is his primary focus, Wells wears many musical hats. In addition to teaching for 5 years the titles of Pianist, Singer/songwriter, composer/lyricist, keyboardist, lead singer, and Musical Director are all ones he has held on his musical journey.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Piano and Classical Composition from Sarah Lawrence College, and studied Jazz Piano and Voice at Le Cim École de Jazz et Musiques Actuelles in Paris. In Paris and in New York, Wells has performed as a pianist and vocalist in solo acts, rock bands, hip-hop groups, and jazz ensembles. His classical compositions have been performed by the Cygnus Ensemble and appeared in short films. Whatever musical role Wells is playing, he is always having fun and he can’t wait to share that passion and fun with his students!