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About Jacob Smith

Jacob Smith
Jacob Smith
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Richmond, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Education: Bachelor's in Music Performance from Cleveland State University
Performance Experience: 10 years of professional music performance
Teaching Experience: 5 years of private music instruction
Teaching Philosophy: He is delighted to teach at Music and Arts and help his students find their passion for music

Get to know Jacob Smith

A native of the eastern panhandle, Jacob began his musical journey at age 10 at Ellsworth Music on piano. Several years later, he picked up the saxophone and never stopped. Jacob graduated with a Bachelor's in music performance from Cleveland State University where he studied under Dr. John Perrine (classical saxophone) and Mr. Bobby Davis (classical clarinet). Well versed in many genres from classical to jazz, Jacob will be able to help you on your musical journey. He also developed his skills on the accordion and has performed solo at wineries and weddings. He has played as a permanent or freelance musician in various jazz big bands, wind ensembles, and small groups across the DMV and Northeast Ohio and at festivals from All Good to Watermelon Park Fest. He is delighted to teach at Music and Arts and help his students find their passion for music.

Jacob Smith teaches at:
9712 Midlothian Tpke
Richmond, VA 23235
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