Jacob deGroot-Maggetti

MA in Music Theory

Jacob deGroot-Maggetti is a Masters student in Music Theory at McGill University, where he is studying the music of Canadian fiddler Oliver Schroer.

While in Kitchener-Waterloo, Jacob sang in the Grand Philharmonic Choir and Grand Philharmonic Chamber Choir, performed with the University of Waterloo Gamelan Ensemble, and directed the Ad Hoc, Post Hoc and Propter Hoc chamber choirs. In Montreal, he performed with Orpheus Singers.

In his free time, he enjoys playing traditional Irish and Quebecois dance music, reading, and learning about diverse topics—linguistics and mathematics have been recent topics of interest