Jason Jacob started his guitar studies in St. Louis MO at the age of 12. Jason began his formal training at UMKC Music conservatory where he received his Bachelor’s degree in music performance. In the fall of 2005 Jason received a full-scholarship that made it possible for him to attend the Rudi E. Scheidt school of Music where he received his Master’s degree under one of the world’s preeminent classical guitarists, Lily Afshar. Additionally Jason went on to receive an artist’s Diploma at SUNY Purchase Conservatory under world-renowned guitarists, Frederic Hand. His musical strength has allowed him to perform at several world class festivals, including the prestigious Picolleto Spoletto Music Festival in Charleston South Carolina as well as taking top prize in several competitions including the Brownsville guitar competition and Beethoven club competition. He has performed in masterclasses for Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Jason Vieaux, Sharon Isbin, Carlos Perez and Antigoni Goni. Jason encourages his students to find their musical voice through their own personality, aptitude and individuality.