Jacob is a New York based vocal coach, music director, and performer. A classically trained pianist, he has played for Broadway regulars such as Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, Jarrod Spector, Anneliese van der Pol, Laura Osnes, Josh Young, and Wesley Taylor. Collaborations as a music director have included working with Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen , as well as former Billy Elliot resident choreographer Greg Graham. He has coached singers who have gone on to work on various national tours, cruise lines, or been accepted to top Musical Theater BFA programs around the country. He also has extensive experience working in education and has been part of the voice teaching faculty at Sam Houston State University, as well as a teaching artist for a variety of children's theaters. Originally from East Texas, he had a stint as a horse trainer and practices John Lyon's Natural Horsemanship Method. He holds a B.M. in Theory and Composition from SHSU, is Certified in Somatic Voicework the Lovetri Method, and is a graduate of the Esper Studio Two Year Professional acting program in New York.