Austin received his BM in 2009 and MM in 2011 from the Manhattan School of Music, NYC. While in his undergraduate Austin traveled to Amsterdam where is studied jazz and contemporary music at the Amsterdam Conservatory.
Throughout his academic career Austin has been enrolled on the deans list at MSM. He is also a recipient of the Michael Greene Scholarship. In education Austin has worked for Jazz at Lincoln Center, The 92 Y, The Larchmont Music Academy and Manhattan School of Music.
Austin is currently available for private instruction and is an educator through Manhattan School of Music’s Distance Learning Program.