Jack Rago

Principal Timpani

Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jack Rago joined the Omaha Symphony as Principal Timpanist in 2017.  His formal music education includes a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and a master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University, both in percussion performance.  In addition to the Omaha Symphony, he has performed with several different groups including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, and Erie Philharmonic.

Outside of playing music, there is a good chance that he is following Pittsburgh sports or doing a crossword.