Assistant Conductor and Teaching Assistant
Jacob Schnitzer is a conduit through which the powers of music, storytelling, and art connect with others. He is a conductor, composer, director, producer, writer, and collaborator; a seeker and a teacher; a believer in the power of music to bring people together and to transform lives.
In the 2022-23 season Jacob enters his sixth year as Artistic Director and Conductor of the the chamber orchestra and new music collective Density512 in Austin, Texas, starts as Assistant Conductor of The Missouri Symphony (MOSY), and continues as Assistant Conductor of the UMKC Conservatory Orchestra. Jacob previously served as Assistant Conductor to Bramwell Tovey and the Boston University Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Artistic Advisor of the film score company Silent Films Out Loud, and Music Director of the Engineering Chamber Orchestra.
Jacob has collaborated as a curator, artistic advisor, and performer for the Liminal Sound Series, the Boston University Messiaen Project, Ragnar Kjartanson’s S.S. Hangover at The Contemporary Austin and Fusebox Festival, Stuart Hyatt’s art