Educator - Performer - Composer
Jacob Bitinas in an educator, performer, and composer in Marietta, Georgia. He received his Master of Music in Composition in 2023 from Stephen F. Austin State University and his Bachelor of Music Education in 2014 from The University of Alabama. During his undergraduate degree, Jacob became interested in early music through his mentors, Gesa Kordes, Don Fader, and Gail Ann Schroeder. After completing his degree, he began teaching orchestra in Cobb County, Georgia and became involved with the Atlanta Early Music Alliance and the Atlanta viola da gamba community. Encouraged by Martha Bishop and Chrissy Spencer, he served as President of the Atlanta Early Music Alliance beginning in 2020 and became head of the Viola da Gamba Society of America’s New Music Committee in 2022.