Robyn Jacob

photo: Sewari Campillo

Robyn Jacob is a pianist, singer, composer, and educator living and working from the unceded territories of the S wxwú7mesh, ḵ Xʷ ə ʷə ə m θk y m, and Sə ə ʔ l’il’w ta Nations. She has toured internationally with her avant-pop project Only A Visitor, who have recently collaborated with sound designer Nancy Tam on the multi-media production Double Happiness: Detour This Way. In 2023 they released their fourth album Decay with Mint Records. Her compositions include commissions by Third Coast Percussion, Architek Percussion, So Percussion, Chor Leoni, and Little Chamber Music, and collaborations with visual artists and instrument makers. In 2020 she celebrated the release of Earth Leaps Up on the elsewhere music label with her duo The Giving Shapes in collaboration with harpist Elisa Thorn. Since 2012 she has been part of the multi-disciplinary collective Publik Secrets, who are currently artists in residence at the Hadden Park Field House with the City of Vancouver. In 2013 she toured Bali with Gamelan Gita Asmara, and has since been co-leading Gamelan Bike Bike.


Lock & Key Vol. III

Release Date: October 27, 2023
Catalog Number: NV6561
21st Century
String Quartet
The critically acclaimed LOCK & KEY series once again opens its doors in this third installment, featuring an all-new roster of contemporary composers with an emphasis on new music and its connection to our ever-evolving ethos. Clever arrangements and unique compositional personalities are met with impeccable performances in this release, touching on wide-ranging themes from turmoil to introspection, meditation, and ultimately, unity in the human experience. In an exhilarating burst of energy, LOCK & KEY VOL. III resonates with raw authenticity, a testament to the depth and complexity of our shared humanity.