Mr Jacob Leong studied the classical guitar under the guidance of Singapore Cultural Medallion recipient Mr Alex Abisheganaden. He obtained a Diploma in Guitar music performance from Associated Boards Royal Schools of Music (UK)
He has participated in guitar competitions and was semi-finalist in 6th Singapore International Guitar Competition 2013.
With his in-depth knowledge in guitar pedagogy, Mr Leong have written a series of classical guitar methods titled “The Musical Strings” for Singapore government schools.
He has taught in various music institutions in Singapore and conducted guitar ensembles which participated in Singapore Youth Festival competitions.
Apart from teaching, Mr Leong has actively performed in concerts and Youtube. He also received individual masterclasses with world renowned guitarists: Shinichi Fukuda (Japan) and Miguel Trápaga (Spain).
Mr Leong is currently teaching guitar at Tanglewood Music School.