DIE SPIELTECHNIK DER TUBA / THE PLAYING TECHNIQUES OF THE TUBA
Jack is writing the latest edition in this series of instrumental guides for performers and composers for Bärenreiter-Verlag, due for publication in Summer 2020.
SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE AT DARMSTADT
Jack has been awarded a Stipendiumpreis by the Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt (IMD), the first tuba player to have recieved any prize from the IMD in their 72 year history.
Co-curator and performer in a new concert series at Hošek Contemporary, the first event featuring new pieces from Scott Rubin and Asia Ahmetjanova is taking place on 17th April, with more following in May, June and July, watch this space!
Premiere of new work for the Reanimation Orchestra on 6th March in Caffe Wendel, Berlin
BRAHMS ON HISTORICAL INSTRUMENTS
Performances of Brahms 2nd Symphony with Kammerakadamie Potsdam with historical brass instruments in March in Dresden, Potsdam and Torino.
PRESENTATION AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
Presentation with Prof. Lasse Rempe-Gillan in Edinburgh on 20th April
WIZARD OF OZ IN LUXEMBOURG
New production at the Luxembourg Philharmonic (details tba)
PRESENTATION AT SPECTRALISMS CONFERENCE
Presentation on The Spectral Tuba in Paris (details tba)
SCHNEEKÖNIGIN IN BERLIN
New production at the Deutsche Oper Berlin (details tba)
RESIDENCE IN BUENOS AIRES
Guest of Argentine National University (details tba)
LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY AND ALUMNI
Including concerts with George Benjamin and Riccardo Chailly (details tba)
Jack works primarily as a tubist, promoting his instrument to the musical world through collaborations with internationally renowned ensembles, composers and educational establishments. His extensive experience in older musical genres includes working with many world class orchestras, conductors and soloists, as well as historically informed performances on the serpent and ophicleide.
He performs as a soloist, in chamber ensembles and as an orchestral musician around the world. Originally from Brighton on the south coast of England, he currently lives in Berlin.
Alongside performing on all members of the tuba family, he also works frequently as a composer, author/editor, euphoniumist, repetitur/coach, vocalist, administrator, conductor and arranger.