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Vicky Jacobs

Vicky Jacobs

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Vicky Jacobs works as a pianist, conductor, vocal coach and choir director in Melbourne, Australia.

    In recent years, Vicky has been Associate Musical Director for 'Hairspray', 'Moulin Rouge', 'Come From Away', 'Singin' In The Rain', 'Jersey Boys' and 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical'. She has played for rehearsals and in the orchestras of some of the biggest shows to have graced the Australian stage including 'Wicked', 'Xanadu', 'Les Miserables', ‘Strictly Ballroom' and Hugh Jackman's 'Broadway to Oz’ to name a few.

    In 2022 she was Musical Director for Melbourne Theatre Company's acclaimed new Australian play, 'The Heartbreak Choir'. She has also been Musical Director for 'Motherhood The Musical', and 'Elegies: A Song Cycle', and has been nominated for Greenroom Awards for her work on 'John and Jen' and 'Thrill Me’.

    But most of all, Vicky loves to get people singing. Vicky is the founder and director of Glee Club, Australia's hippest sing-a-long choir. She hosts large-scale events, corporate choirs and workshops that guarantee to get everyone using their voice (and loving it!)

    Vicky writes and arranges choral music which you can find at www.sheetmusicplus.com and The Australian Music Vault Choir Project. Vicky is proud to be part of the team that developed the Number 1 Vocal Warm Up app for smartphone, Warm Me Up which you can download on iPhone or Android.

    Professional Experience

    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • Tours

    Regions

    • Australia/NZ
    • Other Countries

    Maestra Expertise

    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
    • Music Assistant
    • Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
    • Audition Pianist
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Voice

    Software

    • GarageBand
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician