Vicky Jacobs Bio
As a musical director, pianist and vocal coach, Vicky has worked broadly in Australia’s entertainment industry.
Vicky Jacobs has developed a reputation for her ability to get anyone singing at their best - from Australia's top music theatre stars to the most nervous new singers.
Vicky is currently the Associate Musical Director on “Come From Away’, having also filled this role on 'Beautiful: the Carole King Musical'. In 2016 and 2017 she toured Australia and Japan as Deputy Musical Director for 'Singin' in the Rain'.
Vicky hosted Festival of Voices ‘Big Sing Bonfire’ in 2018 and was thrilled to have been invited back to Hobart to get the crowd singing again in July 2019.
Vicky toured Australasia as Assistant Musical Director for the critically-acclaimed Jersey Boys and has played for rehearsals and in the orchestras of some of the biggest shows to have graced the Australian stage in recent years: 'Wicked', 'Xanadu', 'Les Miserables', ‘Strictly Ballroom' and Hugh Jackman's 'Broadway to Oz’ to name a few.
She has been Musical Director of 'Motherhood The Musical', and 'Elegies: A Song Cycle', and been nominated for Greenroom Awards for her work on 'John and Jen' and 'Thrill Me’.
Vicky writes and arranges choral music which you can find at totalchoirmusic.com and www.sheetmusicplus.com. 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.
But most of all, Vicky loves to get people singing. Vicky is the founder and director of Glee Club, Melbourne's hippest sing-a-long choir with a new chapter just launched in Hobart. She also hosts large-scale events, corporate choirs and workshops that guarantee to get everyone using their voice (and loving it!)