Meet the Musicians Viola
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.
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.