Jacob Diewald is a performer and educator based out of both Lubbock and Dallas, Texas. He is finishing up his studies in Music Education with a Jazz Certification from Texas Tech University where he has performed the symphonic wind ensemble, jazz bands, jazz combos, athletic bands, and chamber ensembles. He has also performed alongside artists such as Allen Vizzutti, Ingrid Jenson, John Hagstrom, Jaleel Shaw, Steve Houghton, and Bill Watrous. His primary teacher are Dr. Andrew Stetson and Dr. Benjamin Haugland, along with additional studies from Allen Vizzuti, Dr. Sarah McKoin, and Rich Harris.
This is Jacob’s second year on Brass Staff with the Phantom Regiment. Prior to that he marched with the Santa Clara Vanguard in 2016 and aged out with the Jim Ott award winning hornline in 2018. He is on the music and visual staffs at several high schools in both the Dallas and Lubbock areas. Along with the marching arts, Jacob maintains a private trumpet studio along with founding and directing of the “Swing Dance Jazz Ensemble” at Texas Tech.