Tubist Jacob Cameron has taught at universities throughout the United States and has led an active performing career. As a soloist, Cameron was the Artist Division winner of the 1996 Leonard Falcone International Tuba Competition, a second place winner of the Lansing Matinee Musical Orchestral Brass Competition and a national finalist for both the high school and collegiate brass divisions of the MTNA solo competition.
Cameron is currently Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Western Michigan University, where he leads the School of Music entrepreneurial activities in addition to teaching, recruiting, and performing with the Western Brass Quintet. Cameron is also on faculty at the Bay View Music Festival, where he helped create the Spectrum Brass Seminar, and he has has held teaching positions at Calvin College, Cornerstone University, East Carolina University, Grand Valley State University, and Wright State University.
Cameron received his M.M. in Tuba Performance from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and his B.M. in Tuba Performance from Michigan State University, where he is currently pursing his DMA. His primary teachers are David E. Kirk and Phil Sinder.