Jacob Roege has built a versatile career as a performer, teacher, and administrator in the arts. He has worked in a wide variety of genres from Baroque and Classical to contemporary video game music, as well as musicals, opera, and rock shows. He has performed with the Roanoke, Lansing, Jackson, Fairfax, and UNISA Orchestras, and currently serves as Associate Concertmaster of the Waynesboro Symphony. As a Violinist with the Triforce Quartet, he has performed internationally to sold out crowds and recorded three albums, as well as a collaboration with Japanese composer, Saori Kobayashi. Jake teaches violin at James Madison University as well as Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA. Jake was honored to join the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival in 2018, continuing this year as Principal Second Violin.
Jacob received a B.M. In Music Industry studying with violinist Dr. Wanchi Huang at James Madison University and an M.M. in Violin Performance with violinist I-Fu Wang at Michigan State University. He has worked with violinists Elisabeth Adkins and Ilya Kaler, as well as the Cypress and Shanghai String Quartets.