Jack Tipper recently earned his degree from Middlebury College in music and Chinese. He specializes in electronic production and cinematic composition, and has a keen interest in eastern culture. After his senior work presentation in early 2016, the Middlebury music department awarded Jack Highest Departmental Honors for his standout effort. Despite entering college with no prior experience with the language, Jack achieved full-proficiency in Mandarin by the end of his third year. In 2014, Jack worked as the full-time A&R intern for Republic Records, giving him an intimate understanding of the inner-workings of a major record label. Currently, Jack is pursuing his dreams of music production and performance in Los Angeles, under his stage name “Aotu”.