Rashad C. Sylvester, originally from Cincinnati, Ohio is a recent graduate from TSU, in which he received his Bachelors Degree in Commercial Music Technology. While at TSU, Rashad studied classical piano ,as well as jazz and other commercialized styles of music. In addition, he was a member of the Aristocrat of Bands, the Jazz Collegians, and The Collegiate 100. Rashad has performed in various jazz festivals including the 2015 Mompox Jazz festival, in Mompox, Colombia. Rashad was also one of the accompaniments in the 2017 Burliegh Choir Festival, hosted by TSU. Mr. Sylvester is continuing to persue his musical career performing with various artist, including Jazz singer Sonja Hopkins.