Jacob Shochet 1713 Margie Drive · McLean, VA 22101 · 703

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Jacob Shochet
1713 Margie Drive · McLean, VA 22101 · 703-919-7458 · [email protected]
www.jakeshochet.com
Education
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA – GPA: 3.51 - Expected Graduation Dec. 2015
Degree: BM Music Performance – Principal: Alto Saxophone; Secondary: Voice
Berklee Global Connections Program……..……...............................................................Fall 2012-Present
One of 30-40 students accepted into Berklee’s exclusive mentor program, created through the Office of
the President. Formally known as the Berklee Mentorship Program
Various Ensembles/Labs Include: Rainbow Big Band, Tower of Power Ensemble, Blue Note Jazz
Ensemble, Odd Meter Jazz, Latin Jazz, EWI Lab.
Private Teachers/Instructors Include: George Garzone, Tia Fuller, Ken Zambello, Shannon LeClaire, Dino
Govoni, Jim Ogdren, Dave Santoro, Ken Cervenka, Livingston Taylor, Jeremy Ragsdale, Jeff
Harrington, Dale Pfeiffer
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC – GPA: 3.65 - Fall 2010 – Spring 2012
Degree: BM Classical Performance – Principal: Alto Saxophone
Left Bank Big Band…………………………………………………..……….…………….Spring 2011-2012
Alternated between Lead and Second Alto in the University’s only big band, playing a variety of
standard and contemporary charts, from Duke Ellington to Pat Matheny.
Concocktion Special Events Band…………………………………..………………..Fall 2010-Spring 2011
Principal Alto Saxophone. Performed with a select group of musicians before home football games and
special events, soloing and playing in front of students, faculty and alumni of USC.
McLean High School, McLean, VA – GPA: 3.4 – Graduated with Advanced Diploma June 2010
McLean Jazz Ensemble…………………………………………….……………………Oct. 2006-Jun. 2010
Lead Tenor Saxophone, grades 11-12. Performed with the Navy Commodores. Played at the Duke
Ellington Jazz Festival in Washington, DC, 2010; Performed at Jammin’ Java Music Club, 20092010.
Work Experience
Berklee Student Employment – Core Music Tutor…………………………..………..…Sept. 2014-Present
Lava Yogurt, LLC – VP of Operations……………………………………………………...Sept. 2012-Present
Stewart Commercial Realty, LLC – Junior Associate ………………………...………………Summer 2014
Pie-Tanza, LLC – FOH Manager……………………………………………………...March 2008-April 2012
Musical Awards & Achievements
All-State Band, Virginia………………………………………………………..……………………Feb. 2010
Principal Alto Saxophone, Grade 12
All-State Jazz Band, Virginia……………………………………………………………………….Oct. 2009
Tenor Saxophone, Grade 12
Only student from Virginia District 12 chosen in competitive audition process.
The City of Fairfax Band Association: Young Artist Competition …………………………...Mar. 2010
Winner, Young Artist of the Year Award
Award included a performance with the City of Fairfax Band in April 2010.
Current Performance Opportunties
Jive McFly, Blue Moon Band, Arreanna Jaye,
Stephanie Parsons, Zander, Olivia Florentino, Ashlee
Juno, JScott Martin and The Glove, Jake Shochet
Quartet, Jake Shochet Contemporary Trio.
Worked With Guest Artists Including
Ambrose Akinmusire, Lizz Wright, Stefon
Harris, Harvey Mason, Mike Posner, Ray
Greene, Igmar Thomas, Mimi Jones, Jonathan
Barber, Camille Thurman.
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