Jacob Caines

Jacob Caines is a conductor, clarinetist and musicologist. Jacob’s music endeavours have brought him to explore many great 20th and 21st century works.

Jacob is on faculty at both The Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts and The Fountain School of Performing Arts. He is the director of the Dalhousie University Wind Ensemble and works to find new ways to present music. He is also the artistic director of Sesquisharp Productions, a company that aims to creatively and collectively reinvent the concert experience. Jacob is the founder of http://www.classicalqueer.com, a website dedicated to interviews with queer+ performers, writers, musicians, administrators and artists. He is also the founder and conductor of Halifax Queer Ensemble.