Meet the Musicians Viola

Mark Jackobs


Orchestra member since 1993

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Education: The Eastman School of Music

Studied with: Doris Preucil, Rosemary Malocsay, William Preucil, Sr., Heidi Castleman, Robert Vernon

Instrument: Mark plays a 1969 Sergio Peresson viola that was made for William Primrose.

About Mark:

Mark Jackobs teaches violists of all ages both at the Cleveland Institute of Music and privately. When asked what his favorite hobbies are, Mark replied, "Eating and cycling. In that order." Some of his favorite rock musicians include Jack White, Sid Law and Robert Plant.