Christopher Jacobson is Associate Organist and Choirmaster at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Columbia, South Carolina where he accompanies and assists in directing the cathedral choirs, and is responsible for the training of the Junior Choristers. Prior to his appointment at Trinity Cathedral he was Assistant Organist and Assistant Director of Music at Washington National Cathedral.
Mr. Jacobson holds the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance and the Sacred Music Diploma from the Eastman School of Music as well as the Associate diploma from the American Guild of Organists. At Eastman he studied organ with David Higgs, and improvisation and continuo with William Porter. Mr. Jacobson received his Bachelor of Music degree with distinction in Organ Performance from St. Olaf College where he studied organ with John Ferguson and Catherine Rodland, and piano with Kathryn Ananda-Owens. He is a graduate of the American Boychoir School where he was a treble chorister under James Litton.
In addition to winning first prize in several organ competitions including the 2005 John R. Rodland Scholarship Competition, the 2003 American Guild of Organists/Quimby Region VI Competition for Young Organists Mr. Jacobson was a semi-finalist in the 2006 AGO National Young Artist Competition. Mr. Jacobson has performed across North America, Europe and Australia.