Jack Cremer is a bassoonist from Sydney going into a second year of training at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) under the guidance of Lyndon Watts.
Previously, Jack played the clarinet for eight years and oboe for five years but after hearing Greig's In the Hall of the Mountain King, Jack was inspired to take up the bassoon and has stuck with this instrument ever since.
Jack was offered scholarships at the Conservatorium of Tasmania, Brisbane and Melbourne in 2015. He completed a Bachelor of Music in bassoon at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with in 2019.
Jack has played in the Australian Youth Orchestra (AYO) and at AYO’s National Music Camp, and whilst in Sydney he performed with Sydney Conservatorium’s Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, Opera Orchestra and Modern Music Ensemble. Outside of the Conservatorium, he was a member of the Sydney Youth Orchestra, the Gosford Opera Orchestra, and the Kuringai Youth Orchestra.
Jack has been privileged to be taught by Patrick Brennan, Andrew Barnes, Ben Hoadley and most recently Lyndon Watts.
Photo by Pia Johnson