Adjunct Faculty, Guitar
Morrison Center; C308
B.M., Music Education, Boise State University
B.M., Music Performance, Boise State University
M.M., Music Performance, Arizona State University
Native of Boise, Idaho and winner of the 2007 Northwest Guitar Festival, Jake Ineck is recognized for his musical intuition and versatility.
As a classical guitar soloist, Jake has received many accolades for his performances. He won the annual BSU Concerto/Aria competition and performed the Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Concerto op. 99 with the Boise State University Orchestra in 2006. He also won the prestigious Theodore Presser Scholarship, an award given to only 50 senior-level music majors nationwide. Jacob has also been a featured soloist for numerous venues statewide and regionally.
He obtained a Bachelors of Music Performance with classical guitar and a Bachelors of Music Education from Boise State University in 2008. He graduated Arizona State University in 2011 with a Masters in Music Performance, studying with nationally-renowned pedagogue Frank Koonce. He has studied with or received master classes from Dr. Joseph Baldassarre, Angel Romero, Scott Tennant, Ana Vidovic, Jason Vieaux, Michael Lorimer, Adam Holzman, Argentine composer Marcelo Coronel, Childbloom founder Kevin Taylor, Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli.
Jake has taught secondary-level ensembles in the Boise School District and is a licensed guitar instructor of the Childbloom Guitar Program. Jake has been a faculty associate at Arizona State University 2011-13, adjunct faculty at College of Western Idaho 2014-15, and most recently at Boise State University since 2017. He is also the director of music at Holy Apostles Catholic Church in Meridian, founder of the Idaho Diocesan Schola choir, and he maintains a private teaching studio and active performance schedule at several Treasure Valley venues.