Jacob Finkle is in the second year of his MM in choral conducting and the first year of a music education teaching certification at UW. In Seattle, he serves as the assistant conductor for the Temple Beth Am choir and as the bass section leader for the Seattle Jewish Chorale. During the High Holidays, he also serves as the conductor for the Herzl Ner Tamid Choir. Before moving to the West Coast, Jacob conducted the choir at First Lutheran Church in Poughkeepsie, NY. Jacob holds a BA in Music from Vassar College where he also completed a correlate sequence in Early British Literature.