Max Michael Jacob, Principal Bass

Max Michael Jacob, Principal Bass

Pearl Sande Chair

“The Cayuga Chamber Orchestra is an exciting ensemble that seems to grow musically and become more of a family with every rehearsal and performance. What an exciting prospect to join and grow with this family!”


Max Michael Jacob is the co-founder, executive director, and bassist of the conductorless string ensemble “Shattered Glass.”  Mr. Jacob earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Metropolitan Opera bassist Jeremy McCoy. He has gone on to tour Great Britain, Germany, Russia, Australia, Canada, and most states in the US with various ensembles.

Doubling on electric bass, Jacob has performed with Talib Kweli and Pumpkinhead.  He currently performs and tours with Zusha as bassist and music director.  As an active composer/arranger, he has had string arrangement commissions from Kinetics & One Love, Vita Chambers, and Zusha. He has also been a faculty member for the Manhattan School of Music’s Summer Program for five years.


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