Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Flutist and Yamaha Artist, Michele Jacot is a musician with an active schedule of performing, conducting and concert production. She has played with symphony orchestras and opera companies across Ontario, as well as in theatre pit orchestras including Mirvish Productions, the Shaw Festival, and in many chamber ensembles.
Michele is also a dedicated teacher and is in demand from the elementary to the post-secondary level. She maintains a busy timetable teaching privately, presenting workshops, adjudicating, and designing and leading clinics for band teachers across Canada.
In addition to her playing and teaching activities, Michele is the Artistic Director of Toronto’s Wychwood Clarinet Choir (www.wychwoodclarinetchoir.com) and is extremely honoured to be the Associate Conductor for Canadian musical icon, Howard Cable. She has recently appeared as guest conductor of the Sudbury Symphony and Symphony Nova Scotia.
Born and raised in Toronto, Michele holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto and a Master of Music in Performance from Northwestern University in Chicago.
For more information about Michele, please visit www.michelejacot.com.