Jaclyn Rylee began her piano training in Kansas City under the direction of Mrs. Estelle Majors at the age of five. She studied jazz at the Conservatory of Music with George Salisbury before attending KU for two and one half years, majoring in music. Twenty five years ago, Jaclyn decided to turn her hobby into a part-time career. She has played locally for musicals at Theatre in the Park, Waldo Astoria, musical competitions, numerous weddings, retirement/nursing homes, country clubs and restaurants, and still does. She has been an accompanist for the Kansas City Ballet since October 2011.