Jacob Minter is a musician originally from Waterbury Center, Vermont. He has been involved in music since he can remember, and began composing during middle school and high school, where he branched into arranging/orchestrating, lyricism, and recording technology. During high school, he studied music technology, jazz theory, and jazz piano under Bruce Sklar, as well as studying theory and performance under Chris Rivers. In addition, he spent time working with the Commons Group at Skinner Barn and the Valley Players, expanding his knowledge of theatre and musical theatre.
Following high school graduation, Jake spent five years at the Ithaca College School of Music in Ithaca, New York. While attending, he studied music composition in the studio of Dana Wilson and piano in the studios of Nathan Hess and Deborah Martin. During this period, Jake also studied American film music as well as Jazz extensively under Peter Rothbart and Mike Titlebaum, respectively. In May of 2015, Jake concluded his studies at Ithaca College and received a Bachelor of Music in Composition from Ithaca College.
In addition to composing and recording music, Jake also has a varied career as a performer in music, theater, and film. He currently works alternately in audio production, musical theatre, and film production. For a full portfolio and/or resumé, he can be reached via email.