Instructor profile

Jacob Bricker



What do you love about music?

Music is something that transcends intellect, culture, language, and age. Music can be enjoyed, learned, and performed by absolutely anyone and I think that is truly beautiful.

Who is your favorite artist?

James Campbell, a Canadian clarinetist (who happens to be my first teacher!)

What are your top 5 desert island albums?

Brand New Eyes - Paramore
Ep 3 - Qveen Herby
The Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack - Danny Elfman
Brahms: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 67 & Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115 - New Zealand String Quartet, James Campbell
Blue Neighborhood - Troye Sivan

Do you play in a band or currently perform?

I play in the band and orchestra at PFW, but I have also subbed with Symphony of the Lakes and played
numerous gigs across the state.


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Jacob Bricker is a performer and teacher from Columbus, Indiana who frequently performs in bands and orchestras within and near Fort Wayne. He has studied clarinet performance at Indiana University and Purdue University Fort Wayne and maintains a private studio of students from all over the state. Jacob has taught marching band, sectionals, and private lessons at some of the most renowned high school music programs in the US, including Carmel High School and Homestead High School. When not performing and teaching, Jacob enjoys sailing and playing with his two cats, Boo and Chino.