Michele Jacot is a musician with an active schedule of performing, conducting, adjudicating, teaching and concert production.
Besides being in demand for her skills as a clarinetist, she is equally at home as a saxophonist and flutist, and is regularly featured as a soloist or ensemble performer on all her instruments. She has played with symphony orchestras and opera companies across Canada, as well as in theatre pit orchestras including Mirvish Productions, the Shaw Festival, and in many chamber ensembles. Some of Michele’s favourite theatre credits include Brigadoon,Chicago, George and Martha, Grand Hotel, Jasper Station, Man of La Mancha, Menopositive,Ragtime,South Pacific, Sunday in the Park with George, The Last Resort, The Producers, and The Sound of Music.
Michele was extremely honoured to be the Associate Conductor for Canadian musical icon, Howard Cable, and appeared as guest conductor of the Sudbury Symphony and Symphony Nova Scotia.
In addition, Michele is 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 instructional woodwind clinics for school music teachers.
Michele is also the Artistic Director of Toronto’sWychwood Clarinet Choir s. She is proud to be a Yamaha Canada Spotlight Artist and a Canadian Artist with Vandoren,Paris (France)
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.