Marcus Jackson is a composer and sonic artist, currently studying at Te Koki New Zealand School of Music under Michael Norris and Dr. Jim Murphy. He has had pieces workshopped by the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra, New Zealand String Quartet, Garrett Mendelow, and performed by NZTrio and Intrepid Music Project. In 2011 and 2012, Marcus was awarded the Winner of the Original Composition section at the CMNZ Chamber Music Contest. In 2014, his piece goyishe was selected for the NZSM Composers’ Competition, and in 2016, he received First Prize in the same competition for his work not here, but present, for cello and percussion. In 2017, he was the Co-Winner of the NZTrio Composing Competition, and a finalist in the NZSM Composers’ Competition, both for when where for piano trio and electronics.
Marcus is particularly interested in perception and perceptual dissonance, queer theory, and ideas of embodiment in relation to mixed-media composition. He is currently working on a series of mechatronic augmentations for acoustic instruments, the first being linea for pipe organ.
for trombone and projected film, 9m 30s
for orchestra, 5m
for clarinet in Bb and cello, 5m
for cello and percussion, 8m
for orchestra, 8m
for mixed chamber sextet, 11m
for piano trio and live electronics, 7m
**POTENTIALLY PLAYING PRODUCTIONS** *Evangelina Telfar and Marcus Jackson* *** We ...