Jacqueline Perriam, a native of Victoria BC, is a graduate of the Amsterdam Conservatory in Piano Performance. She has performed as a soloist and a chamber musician in the Netherlands and Canada, and has given live performances for the CBC. Together with saxophonist Erik Abbink she recorded music for the Adaskin Collection as well as a complete CD of saxophone and piano transcriptions.
As an Artist in Residence at The Banff Centre for the Arts, she has worked and collaborated with many renowned musicians, composers and recording engineers. Jacqueline has a passion for film composing, and enjoys the challenge of bringing out the emotional content of the film through music. Her studies include Film & TV Scoring courses through Berklee College Boston. Jackie is a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada.
Originally from the Netherlands, Erik Abbink has been living and working in Canada since 2002. His wide musical interests range from classical, contemporary, popular to film music. As a saxophonist he has performed around the world with various chamber music ensembles, wind bands, and orchestras.
He is the founder and Artistic Director of Victoria’s most eclectic chamber music society Oak Bay Music, which presents concerts of traditional and new music as well as a yearly New Music Festival.
Erik Abbink holds a Doctorate in Music Performance from the University of British Columbia. Music composition classes include studying art music and orchestration at UBC Vancouver and ArtEZ Enschede (The Netherlands), Film and TV Scoring courses through Berklee College Boston, and Sound Design through ThinkSpace Education Film Scoring School (United Kingdom). Erik is a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and the Victoria Independent Film Professionals Association.