Jacob Velazquez Pianist

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Biography

Jacob is a ten year old pianist whom began taking lessons at the age of four. But that's proved just long enough for the miniature musician to make waves in the child prodigy world. 


Jacob has caught the attention of media outlets like Good Morning America, The View, Telemundo, CNN, Headline News, the Steve Harvey Show and The NBA's Miami Heat Game.  He made his debut with The Space Coast Symphony Orchestra at just eight years old and has since performed with The Hallandale Symphonic Orchestra, The Sugar Pops Orchestra and has an upcoming concert with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra.


Jacob trains with world renowned professor, Giselle Brodsky. Ms. Brodsky is

Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Miami International Piano Festival and The Piano Academy:   She is also the Co-Founder and Director of the non profit foundation dedicated to support exceptionally gifted performing artists, "Patrons of Exceptional Artists, Inc."  Giselle Brodsky's Bio


A few months after Jacob began playing piano, he was diagnosed with a form of high-functioning autism. Thanks to Dr. Brian Udell, and his administration of bio-medical treatment, Jacob has made many advances.


Jacob released his debut album "Jacob" in 2014,which he recorded while he was just six years old. He has filmed two music videos from that album. 


Jacob loves being on stage and performing. In his free time you'll find him playing drums, riding his bike, or playing video games with friends.