Jan Hendrickse is a sound artist and composer. He is currently ACME studios’ Tower Hamlets artist in residence and a Sound and Music shortlisted composer. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, Guildhall School of music & Drama and he has an MA in Sound Art from LCC (University of the Arts) He has just completed a residency at the John Jones project space in north London. As a performer he has worked with a wide range of artists from Ornette Coleman and Howard Shore to Nitin Sawhney and Natasha Atlas. He is also featured on wide range of film soundtracks including The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Apocalypto, The Cell, Beloved, Chocolat, The Kingdom of Heaven, Four Feathers and many others. Jan was the presenter of the BBC webcast journey The Musical Nomad which toured the newly independent states of Central Asia in 1997 researching music and culture in these regions.
Jan Hendrickse played flutes in 2012’s performance of Star-shaped Biscuit. A new atmospheric opera devised and written by author, David Toop. For more information, visit Jan’s website www.janhendrickse.com