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Jackie is currently writing for an exciting new album to be recorded in the coming months at Rockfield. The album is a collaboration with fellow musicians Eliza Marshall (flute), Donal Rogers (guitar), Catrin Finch (harp), Robert Irvine (cello), Lydia Lowndes Northcott (viola), Joby Burgess (drums and percussion), and Kuljit Bhamra (tabla).


The album will be called 'Freedom to Roam' and the aim is to celebrate what we have in common as a global community at a time of mass migration and polarisation, seeking interconnection, and remembering that we live in a world of infinite possibilities.

Jacqueline Shave violin



Running Late

Melt for Violin and Tape

Machair to Myrrh

Lament for RJ Lockhart

Three Landscapes set to poems by Laurie Lee, Clifford Dyment and WB Yeats (April Rise, The Desert, The Lake Isle Of Innisfree) 

War and Peace

Sounds of Harris: Songs of The Shiants, Lullaby for a Lapwing, Beethoven's Air, Moonlight on Loch Roag, Spinning Tweed

Pas de Un

Red Note Ensemble

Red Note Ensemble: forthcoming projects include recording James Dillon 'Tanz/Haus: tryptich 2017' in Autumn 2021 which the group premiered to great acclaim at the Huddersfield Festival.

'Red Note Ensemble is a Scottish success story' Anna Picard, The Times


Jackie has appeared as conductor at the Barbican, St John’s Smith Square, Milton Court and at the Loch Shiel Festival, conducting works by Henze, Helen Grime, Anna Clyne and Benjamin Britten.

Jacqueline Shave violin

Jackie is currently planning the launch of the Chamber Orchestra of the West, a string ensemble bringing great music in and out of the concert hall to the communities of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. More information soon!

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