how jake "the tornado" nissly won 3 principal jobs

i’ve never seen anyone practice quite the way this guy did when i’d peek into his practice room during undergrad.

which is why i’ve dubbed him…

jake “the tornado” nissly, winner of 3 principal jobs and all-around badass audition monster.

rob knopper

hailed by @nytimes and james levine as needing 'louder triangle notes'. recorded delécluse: douze études for snare drum, percussionist in @metorchestra.