Wesley Jacobs

Wesley Jacobs began his orchestral career with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra from 1968–70. In 1970 he was appointed Principal Tuba of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra by Music Director Sixten Ehrling. During his 38-year tenure with the DSO, Wes distinguished himself by bringing the highest level of professionalism to this posi - tion. Possessing a beautiful tone, thoughtful phrasing, and an excep - tional sense of balance, he supported the Detroit Symphony with unwavering excellence. Mr. Jacobs performed under six DSO Music Directors and can be heard on over 60 recordings with the DSO. Mr. Jacobs is a recipient of the University of California’s Lifetime Achievement in Music—Distinguished Artist Award.

Wesley Jacobs

Wesley Jacobs began his orchestral career with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra from 1968–70. In 1970 he was appointed Principal Tuba of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra by Music Director Sixten Ehrling. During his 38-year tenure with the DSO, Wes distinguished himself by bringing the highest level of professionalism to this position. Possessing a beautiful tone, thoughtful phras - ing, and an exceptional sense of balance, he supported the Detroit Symphony with unwaver - ing excellence. Mr. Jacobs performed under six DSO Music Directors and can be heard on over 60 recordings with the DSO. Mr. Jacobs is a recipient of the University of Cali - fornia’s Lifetime Achievement in Music—Distin - guished Artist Award.