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.
Details of Jack’s research can now be found on the websites of the North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership and the Royal Northern College of Music.
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.
PRESENTATION AT SPECTRALISMS CONFERENCE
Presentation on The Spectral Tuba in Paris on 12.06
SCHNEEKÖNIGIN IN BERLIN
New production at the Deutsche Oper Berlin (details tba)
RESIDENCE IN BUENOS AIRES
Guest of Argentine National University in September 2019 (details tba)
LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY AND ALUMNI
Including concerts with George Benjamin and Riccardo Chailly in August/September 2019 (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.