Jac is a highly-experienced violinist and orchestra leader looking for work around the Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, S Yorks, Stoke area
In addition to performing professionally with a great variety of chamber groups, Jac is also the leader of Sale Chamber Orchestra which is conducted by the highly-experienced violinist / conductor, Richard Howarth. She also has a busy diary of freelance engagements with numerous choral societies and works regularly with the new and exciting professional ensemble Rep. Orchestra, based in Sheffield. Jac gained completed a PhD in Composition with George Nicholson at the University of Sheffield, in 2014. In addition to commissions from the University Symphony Orchestra and Elgar String Orchestra, her PhD portfolio also contains a violin Concerto and a string octet. She gave the first performances of these herself as soloist and leader respectively. Soon after enrolling at the University of Sheffield Jac was fortunate enough to be accepted as a pupil by the highly-renowned and inspirational teacher, Nina Martin. She also had the great pleasure of having Nina's husband Peter Cropper as a colleague and thoroughly enjoyed being coached and directed by him in the Elgar String Orchestra. Alongside her performance activities, Jac has a private teaching practice at her home in Cheadle, Cheshire and also offers a range of workshops to schools.
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