Mr. Campbell is from Lorain, Ohio. He moved to North Port, Florida, as a child. While in high school, he joined the North Port and Venice Symphonies. In August of 2009 he started attending Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida, to study music. In 2015, Jacob moved back to northeast Ohio to continue post-graduate studies in music performance and music education at Cleveland State University. As a graduate assistant to Dr. Victor Liva, he had the opportunity to conduct the CSU orchestra and Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra. Jacob is a violinist and violist, who performs across Northeast Ohio and teaches violin, viola, and piano. He is a member of the viola section with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with the North Port Symphony, Venice Symphony, Varna International Festival Orchestra, Blue Lake Festival Orchestra, Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, TrueNorth Chamber Orchestra, Ashland Symphony Orchestra, and Firelands Symphony Orchestra.