Jacob Shaw

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Jacob Shaw


Jacob Shaw (b. 1999, Seoul, S. Korea) is an American college student, conductor and composer.

Mr. Shaw is currently [2022] a mechanical engineering student at Case Western Reserve University. He is also an arranger and performer. His arrangements primarily have been for wind and marching bands, with some explorations into smaller chamber wind and brass ensembles. Some of his works have been performed at Case Western Reserve University and the Eleanor Roosevelt High School in New York City, along with the NYC Department of Education's Summer Arts Institute program. He has studied piano and music theory at the Mannes College of Music pre-college program.

Shaw has had six years of conducting experience with both high school and college bands. He served as the drum major for the CWRU Spartan Marching Band in the 2020 and 2021 seasons, conducted five concerts with the Eleanor Roosevelt High School Symphonic Band from 2016 to 2018, and conducted live on WQXR and at the Summer Arts Institute Finale Performance in the summer of 2017. Most recently, he formed the CWRU Clarinet Choir and CWRU Brass Ensemble in 2022 and currently serves as the conductor and musical director for both.

Jacob has experience with a wide variety of instruments, primarily woodwinds and brass. While he usually focuses on bassoon and contrabassoon, he has also performed on various clarinets and saxophones, along with trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn, mellophone, French horn, trombone, euphonium, marching percussion, and piano in various settings.

Works for Winds