British violinist Martyn Jackson was born in 1988 and has performed as both a solo artist and chamber musician throughout the UK, much of Europe and the Middle East. The 2011-12 season has included performances of the Brahms, Mendelssohn, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky Concertos as well as various recitals throughout Europe and chamber music performances with cellist Henri Demarquette in the Philharmonie, Konzerthaus Berlin and Les Invalides in Paris. He has also been invited to perform chamber music with principal players from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Milan and Rome. Martyn is a selected artist on the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme 2013 and is a Concordia Foundation Artist. Martyn currently studies at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin with Professor Stephan Picard and is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London where he studied with Professor Itzhak Rashkovsky. Martyn frequently attends many International Masterclasses and Festivals and in the past he has taken part in the International Musicians' Seminar Prussia Cove, Lac Leman Music Masterclasses, Keshet Eilon International Violin Mastercoure, Cully Classique, Encuentro de Musica y Academia de Santander and The Lake District Summer Music Academy. He has also received masterclasses from Zakhar Bron, Vadim Gluzman, Ida Haendel, Michaela Martin, Shlomo Mintz, Hagai Shaham and Pavel Vernikov. In 2008 Martyn featured alongside internationally renowned violinist and conductor Shlomo Mintz in the Holocaust documentary flm “Amnon's Journey”, a flm depicting the intricate relationship between musicians and their instruments while giving voice to a lost generation. He has also broadcast live on Suisse Romande Télévision et Radio, Süddeutsches Radio and on BBC 4 television. He performs on a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume kindly on loan to him from Frau Angela Schmeink.