Jordan Tucker

Originally from Brownwood, Texas and raised in a musically talented family, Jordan began playing piano and writing music when he was 8 years old. In high school, Jordan participated in all-region and all-state ensembles as a horn player and pianist, and he wrote several arrangements for his high school band. Jordan began attending Baylor in 2011, majoring in music composition and participating in a wide variety of ensembles including the symphony orchestra, the wind ensemble, the marching band, the men’s choir, and some jazz combos, all of which have commissioned and/or performed Jordan’s music. Jordan graduated with his undergraduate degree in May of 2015 and began his graduate degree at Baylor in August of the same year. As a graduate student at Baylor, Jordan served as the arranger-in-residence for Baylor’s pop a cappella choir VirtuOSO, which premiered his arrangement of Summertime with the Waco Symphony Orchestra. Jordan has composed or arranged over 40 pieces of music and his arrangements have been performed internationally in Australia, England, and Dubai. In 2018, Jordan’s award-winning wind ensemble piece Lament and Proclamation was selected for the Texas UIL Prescribed Music List. As a pianist, Jordan has served in churches throughout Central Texas since 2010. In his spare time, Jordan enjoys reading, watching movies, making puns, and spending time with his artsy fiancé Meg.