Jacob Valcheff has been seen and heard in venues all across Canada, the United States and Europe – Notably, New York City’s Carnegie Hall, the Konzerthaus Berlin, and Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Scotland. Recently, Jacob has performed as percussionist and timpanist in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Colorado MahlerFest Orchestra, and in recordings with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. In the summer of 2022, he will be performing as a percussionist and timpanist with the National Academy Orchestra.
Jacob is also an avid champion of contemporary music, and has participated in the premieres of several works by up and coming Toronto based composers. Notably, he commissioned and gave the world premiere of a new vibraphone and percussion work titled « Stillness » by Canadian composer Samuel Kerr. Jacob is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Percussion Performance at the University of Toronto, under the tutelage of Aiyun Huang and Charles Settle.