Jacob Partida completed his undergraduate studies at Midwestern State University in Percussion  Performance and will finish his Masters in Percussion Performance in December 2019 at Oklahoma City University. A member of the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra for the 2018-2019 season, Principal Percussionist for the Red River Lyric Opera since 2016 as well as a clinician and guest speaker for music programs in Texas and Oklahoma since 2015, Jacob continues to build a career as a an educator, composer, and performer.