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Jacob Adam Garcia

[Jacob Garcia]

Other Faculty, Music
Last Updated: February 12, 2020
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Biography

Biography

Jacob joined the University of Texas at Arlington music faculty in the Fall of 2017. He received his Bachelor’s degree from The University of Houston, Master’s degree from The Boston Conservatory, did additional graduate studies at The New England Conservatory, and is currently a doctoral candidate at The University of North Texas. He has studied percussion under Christopher Deane, Will Hudgins, Nancy Zeltsman, Keith Aleo, Mark Ford, Ed Soph, Daniel Bauch, David Herbert, Jose Aponte, Dr. Blake Wilkins and Dr. Paul Bissell. He maintains an active performance schedule as the Principal Percussionist for The Texarkana Symphony, Section Percussionist with The Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale, and also plays with The Arkansas Symphony, The Shreveport Symphony, The Las Colinas Symphony, The Abilene Philharmonic, and the Dallas Winds. He has also worked with conductors such as Alan Silvestri, Mei Ann Chen, Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Jerry Junkin, and Gustavo Dudamel. He has served as a faculty member at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, and Texas Woman’s University in Denton. Jacob is also a proponent of contemporary music, performing as a founding member of The Texas New Music Ensemble based out of Houston, TX. He has publication credits with Albany Music Distribution with the University of Houston Moore’s School of Music Percussion Ensemble CD Not Here But There (2009) and GIA Records with the UNT Wind Symphony, Reconstructions and Voicings and several volumes of Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Jacob is also a published writer through the Percussive Arts Society, Percussive Notes, and he is endorsed by Encore Mallets Inc. as well as Grover Pro Percussion.

Education

Education

    • 2018 DMA in Percussion Performance
      University of North Texas, 2018
    • 2012 Diploma in Music
      The New England Conservatory, 2012
    • 2010 MM in Percussion Performance
      Boston Conservatory, 2010
    • 2008 BA in Percussion Performance
      Univ Houston Main Campus, 2008

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2017 to Present Lecturer in Percussion
      UT Arlington
      • Non-major, Major, Undergraduate and Graduate Level • Instruction includes: Solo and Chamber Repertoire, Solo Marimba, MultiPercussion, Timpani, Drum set, Orchestral Percussion, Hand Drumming, Concert and Rudimental Styles of Snare Drumming. o MUSI 0101, Marching Band • Battery and Front Ensemble
    • 2015 to 2017 Percussion Director
      Texas Woman's University
      TEACHING DUTIES o MU 2391, 2392, 4391, 5392, Percussion Lessons and Studio Class • Non-major, Major, Undergraduate and Graduate Level • Instruction includes: Solo and Chamber Repertoire, Solo Marimba, MultiPercussion, Timpani, Drum set, Orchestral Percussion, Hand Drumming, Concert and Rudimental Styles of Snare Drumming. o MU 3011, Percussion Techniques Duties also include conducting percussion ensemble, organizing, arranging and instructing the TWU Pioneer Pep Band Drum line, maintaining a
    • 2012 to 2015 Teaching Fellow
      University of North Texas
      TEACHING DUTIES o MUAC 1521, 3521 Non-major and Major Percussion Lessons o MUAG 1117, Percussion Methods o MUAM 1521, 3521 Music Major Percussion Lessons o MUAS 1521, 3521 Secondary Percussion
    • Jan 2012 to May 2012 Interim Percussion Director
      Del Mar College
      TEACHING DUTIES o MUAP – 1157, Percussion 1 – Lessons and Percussion Studio o MUAP – 1257, Pre – major Percussion Lessons o MUAP – 2257, Percussion III – Lessons and Percussion
    • 2010 to 2012 Teaching Fellowship
      CPP

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2015 Graduate Assistance Tuition Scholarship sponsored by UNT
    • Dec  2013 2nd Prize sponsored by 1st Annual UNT Graduate Exhibition
    • Dec  2013 Academic Achievement Scholarship sponsored by UNT
    • Dec  2012 Teaching Fellowship sponsored by UNT
    • Dec  2009 Winner sponsored by Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition
    • Nov  2006 Performed with The University of Houston MSM Percussion sponsored by PASIC
    • Feb  2006 Performed with the University of Houston Wind Ensemble sponsored by TMEA
    • Dec  2005 All State Band sponsored by Texas All State Community College
    • Dec  2005 winner sponsored by Del Mar College Honor's Recital
    • Dec  2004 Dean's List sponsored by Del Mar College
    • Dec  1900 Endorsed sponsored by Encore Mallets Inc. and Grover Pro Percussion
    • Dec  1900 Music Scholarship Recipient sponsored by Boston Conservatory
    • Dec  1900 Music Scholarship Recipient sponsored by Moores School
    • Dec  1900 Music School Scholarhsip Recipient sponsored by Del Mar College
    • Dec  1900 Premiered Paul Bissell's The Alabados Song Marimba Concerto sponsored by percussion ensemble
    • Dec  1900 Serenata Fund Scholarship Recipient sponsored by The New England Conservatory

Publications

      2013
      • Journal Article
        The Advent of Artificial Accompaniment
        [Garcia, Jacob]. Percussive Notes. "Percussive Arts Society".

Courses

      • MUSI 2222-027 DEVELOPMENTAL PRIVATE LESSONS
        (Course Id: 111016)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0171-002 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 105583)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2104-001 PERC CLASS
        (Course Id: 105646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 1251-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105624)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2251-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105669)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105705)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 2222-027 DEVELOPMENTAL PRIVATE LESSONS
        (Course Id: 111016)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0171-027 ELECTIVE PERFORMANCE
        (Course Id: 105583)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 0118-001 MARCHING PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105569)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 2104-001 PERC CLASS
        (Course Id: 105646)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 1250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105623)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 1251-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105624)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 2250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105668)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 2251-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105669)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 4250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105776)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 2104-001 PERC CLASS
        (Course Id: 105646)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 1250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105623)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 2250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105668)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 4461-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105816)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MUSI 2104-001 PERC CLASS
        (Course Id: 105646)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 1250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105623)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 3250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105705)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 4250-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105776)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 4460-002 PRIVATE LESSONS IN PERCUSSION
        (Course Id: 105815)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MUSI 0010-027 STUDIO CLASS
        (Course Id: 112530)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017

Live Performances

Live Performances

  • Past
    • Midland- Odessa Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
      Jacob Garcia
    • Arkansas Symphony
      Jacob Garcia
    • Texarkana Symphony
      Jacob Garcia
    • The Dallas Wind Symphony
      Jacob Garcia
    • Garland Symphony Orchestra
      Jacob Garcia
    • Las Colinas Symphony
      Jacob Garcia
    • Symphony Arlington
      Jacob Garcia
    • The Texas New Music Ensemble
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2017 semi finalist
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2016 section percussion winner
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2015 principal percussion winner
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2011 MIT Symphony Orchestra, wind ensemble
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2011 Boston Opera Collaborative
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2011 The Video Game Orchestra
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2011 The Brockton Symphony Orchestra
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2010 Boston Civic Orchestra
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2010 Symphony Nova
      Jacob Garcia
    • 2005 Battery Member of Revolution Drum and Bugle Corps.
      Jacob Garcia
    • 1900 finalist
      Jacob Garcia
    • 1900 finalist
      Jacob Garcia
    • 1900 Principal timpanist winner
      Jacob Garcia
    • 1900 semi finalist
      Jacob Garcia
    • 1900 semi finalist
      Jacob Garcia

Other Creative Activities

Other Creative Activities

  • 2015
    • Recording
      • 2015
        Cavases
        North Texas Wind Symphony, GIA Publications
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2015
        Offerings
        North Texas Wind Symphony, GIA Publications
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2015
        Snare Drum duet No.1 and Marimba Sonum No.1

        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2014
    • Recording
      • 2014
        Reconstructions
        north texas wind symphony, GIA Publications
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2014
        Teaching Music Through Performance in Band
        North Texas Wind Symphony, GIA Publications
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]
  • 2009
    • Recording
      • Jan 2009
        Not Here, But There
        Moores School of Music University of Houston Percussion Ensemble
        [Non-refereed/non-juried]