Jack Campbell is a 19-year-old composer, violinist, improvisor, conductor, and guitarist. His music explores the relationship between artistic and scientific phenomena, and the nature of both sonic beauty and textural ugliness.
Jack’s works have been performed by Trinanina Trio (2020), Paolo Bortolussi (Sonic Boom Festival, 2020), Beth Orson (Sonic Boom Festival, 2021), Cheryl Duvall (Activate 2021), and the VSO (Jean Coulthard Readings, 2020). In August 2020, Jack was the Composer-in-Residence at the BC Canadian Music Centre, the youngest artist ever chosen for this position.
He works as a composer/performer for Co-op Radio’s “Unsigned BC” program (100.5 FM), and collaborates artistically with both the Vancouver Art Gallery and Chali-Rosso Art Gallery. Jack is the “Music and Concert Production Consultant” at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Recent projects include facilitating the debut performance of Morton Feldman’s Piece for Seven Instruments, performing a livestream concert premiering Canadian violin works specially written for Jack, and releasing his debut record of solo guitar music.
Jack is pursuing an Undergraduate Degree in Advanced Violin Performance at the University of British Columbia where he studies violin with Jasper Wood. Jack studies jazz guitar with Bill Coon, conducting with Andrew Crust, and composition with both Rodney Sharman and Samuel Andreyev.