Jacqueline Cole, Founder and Artistic Director of the Viktor Ullmann Foundation is an artist, concert pianist, composer, teacher, accompanist and organist.
Alumna Yehudi Menuhin School, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Centre and Yvonne Loriod Messiaen in Paris, Jacqueline’s teachers have included Nadia Boulanger, Vlado Perlemuter, Marcel Ciampi, Yaltah Menuhin, James Gibb and Mary Fedden RA.
Jacqueline was awarded the first Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Foundation Scholarship in 1986, by Yehudi Menuhin and Witold Lutoslawski, for the purpose of studying the piano repertoire of Olivier Messiaen with Yvonne Loriod in Paris, France.
In the same year, Jacqueline also won a French Government Scholarship and became an Ondes Martenot student of Jeanne Loriod.
In July of 1987, thanks to an Yvonne Loriod Bursary, she entered the music analysis class of Olivier Messiaen at the Centre Acanthes in Villenueve les Avignon, taking classes also with Pierre Laurent Aimard and she was chosen to perform L’Alouette Lulu from OM’s 3rd Live Catalogue D’Oiseaux in the final concert in the presence of the composer.
Her specialism is the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Olivier Messiaen and composers of the first half of the 20th century.
You can contact Jacqueline here.