Dr. Jacob Haramule earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Alderson-Broaddus University (West Virginia), and
completed graduate studies in 2011 at the University of Miami's prestigious Frost
C O N D U C T O R
School of Music Coral Gables, Florida
In recent years, he served on the faculty of Redeemer University College, teaching courses in musicology and directing
the RUC Concert Band. From 2008-2011, he served as a teaching assistant at the University of Miami, directing small
ensembles and teaching musicology courses. In addition, Jacob served as the York University tuba and euphonium
instructor from 2006 to 2008.
Jacob has performed as an instrumentalist with orchestra's across North America for the past number of years,
including: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra, Miami Symphony Orchestra, Broward Symphony Orchestra (Fort
Lauderdale FL), and Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific (Powell River, BC). He has toured the United States,
Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria with various ensembles. As a soloist, Jacob was named winner of the 2002
Shenandoah Valley Concerto Competition and was invited to perform the Vaughan-Williams Concerto for Tuba with the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Virginia.
Jacob lives with his wife and three children in Burlington, Ontario. Born to immigrant parents from Czechoslovakia, Jacob is fluent in Czech and was strongly influenced in musical arts at a young age by his trumpet-playing father and aspiring Ballet-dancing mother. One of his fondest childhood musical memories is a family band tour of the Czech Republic in which his family band of 8 members (led by his father) represented Canada at a musical folk festival in 1994.