Jackie is Principal Contra Bassoon of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Originally from Sydney, Jackie Newcomb is currently Principal Contrabassoonist with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, a position she has held since 2009.
Jackie has performed with most of Australia’s major symphony orchestras including the Sydney, Queensland, Melbourne, and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
As part of her busy schedule, Jackie performs regularly with various chamber ensembles on modern and historical bassoons. As a founding member of Unholy Rackett and The Adam Page Ensemble (TAPE), Jackie enjoys exploring performance of an eclectic range of music.
Jackie is also completing a PhD at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music researching historically informed performance practice for the curtal.