Ms. Jackie Baker has been a teacher at Baptist College of Ministry since 2015. She holds a B.A. in Violin/Viola Performance and Pedagogy from Baptist College of Ministry. She was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; at age five, she received Jesus Christ as her personal Savior.
Jackie not only teaches high school and college freshman English, a position she acquired in 2017, but also teaches and coaches in the Falls Baptist Music School. She is an accomplished violist, winning numerous competitions, scholarships, and studying opportunities under well-known string teachers, conductors, and performers from across the country. In 2010, she won honorable mention in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artist Competition, and performed as first chair violist with the orchestra and in 2013, she received the Silverman/Anello Scholarship for her recorded performance of Ernest Bloch’s “Suite 1919.”
Her hobbies include traveling, writing, and music: she enjoys experiencing new cultures, recording her experiences, and sharing her love of music with those around her in both sacred and secular settings. She is passionate about training the leaders of the next generation to become effective communicators in both language and music for the Lord.