Jake SchubertProgram Coordinator / Drums / Piano
Jake Schubert is a percussionist from Milwaukee, where he completed his degree in classical percussion performance from UW Milwaukee. He has toured throughout Wisconsin playing jazz fusion and musical theatre shows before moving to Kansas City to further his studies at UMKC where he completed his Master's degree in jazz performance. In Kansas City, Jake has played with former Jazz Messenger Bobby Watson and the renowned saxophonist Jaleel Shaw, the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra, Charles Williams, and GRAMMY Award winner Brian Ward as well as forming his own groups which feature tunes from the American songbook and original compositions by both himself and his bandmates. Jake firmly believes that musical education is vital for preserving long-standing musical traditions which are themselves vital for creating the music of the future.