Jan Hendrickse

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Jan Hendrickse is a composer, improviser and sound artist. He has been an artist-in-residence at ACME studios and at John Jones Project Space creating installations for galleries and outdoor spaces. As a performer he specialises in a range of wind instruments. He has travelled widely, researching playing techniques from all over the world as well as making and adapting instruments for various performance situations. 

Jan has performed or collaborated with a diverse range of artists including Ornette Coleman, Howard Shore, Nitin Sawhney, David Toop, Rhodri Davies and many leading orchestras and ensembles. His playing also features on a large number of film scores including The Lord of The Rings, The Passion of the Christ, Narnia, Apocalypto and many others.

He is a co-founder of New Music Incubator, an international professional development residency. He studied at the Royal College of Music, Guildhall School of Music & Drama and has an MA in Sound Art from University of the Arts London (LCC).