About Jacob

Jacob Lyerly is a guitarist who aspires to bring beauty and healing into the world using music. He has pursued this mission through many artistic avenues such as teaching, audio recording, and performing both solo and ensemble music. 

Most recently, Jacob was the 2019 recipient of the Stuart Weber Scholarship. This is a merit based scholarship that provides full tuition to one American Student to study at The Volterra Project Summer Guitar Institute. He is also the 2017 recipient of the University of South Carolina School of Music’s Christopher Berg Guitar Award.

Jacob received his Bachelor of Music degree in 2017 from The University of South Carolina where he studied guitar with Christopher Berg. He is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Performance with an emphasis in Pedagogy from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where he studies guitar with Julian Gray.

Photo by Emilie Shepard Photography