Patron Engagement & Crescendo Club Manager
Jacob joined the Nashville Symphony staff as Patron Engagement Officer in November 2019, returning as Patron Engagement & Crescendo Club Manager in July 2021. His prior employment to the Nashville Symphony includes Individual Giving Coordinator at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Customer Success Specialist at ServiceSource for technology company Cisco Systems.
A southwest Ohio native, Jacob received his Bachelor of Music degree, Church Music Ministry, from Cedarville University in 2015. Moving to Nashville for graduate studies in August 2015, he received his Master of Music degree, Classical Violin Performance, from Belmont University in 2017 where he was awarded the Belmont University President’s Award as Classical Performer’s Concerto Competition Winner, performing the first movement of Samuel Barber’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14 with the Belmont University Symphony Orchestra.
Jacob maintains his passion for performing as Violin II in Nashville-based string quartet, La Vie Quartet, in addition to performing with Viva La String-Nashville, a string-based chamber music group available for live performances, events & weddings, music videos, recording projects, and more.