Winds Music Arranger
Jacob Walker is a arranger, educator, and performer from Dayton, Ohio. He graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Miami University in 2015. At Miami, he performed with the Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Band, as well as 2 trumpet ensembles. Outside of Miami, he played with a local ska band, and is currently a solo cornetist with the Ohio Valley British Brass Band. He also has marched 6 seasons between DCI and WGI Winds, with Capital Regiment, The Glassmen, Carolina Crown, and Rhythm X Winds. As an educator, he just completed a tour with the Seattle Cascades as their trumpet technician. He is also the 2018 Brass Caption Head at Miamisburg High School, working with their marching band and their WGI Winds group. He teaches privately at Star City Music Studios in Miamisburg, Ohio, teaching brass lessons at all levels. As an arranger, he has written for marching bands and winds ensembles from Ohio and Michigan. Finally, in the fall of 2018, he is starting his Master's degree in Trumpet Performance at Wright State University, studying with Dr. Daniel Zehringer.