Jacob Herringman


Professorial Staff - Renaissance Lute

Contact details

Address: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, The Music Faculty, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4444


Based in England since 1987, Jacob Herringman is in great demand as a soloist and ensemble player performing regularly throughout Europe and North and South America, and making many recordings of medieval and renaissance music with leading ensembles and singers, including Michael Chance, Barbara Bonney, Charles Daniels, Catherine King, Fretwork, Musicians of the Globe, The King's Singers, Virelai, and the Dufay Collective.

Jacob has a growing reputation for his passionate and committed recitals and recordings of deserving but neglected renaissance repertoire.

Qualifications / Educational Background

American-born lutenist Jacob Herringman studied with Jakob Lindberg at the Royal College of Music in London, and later with Pat O'Brien in New York.

Teaching Experience

Jacob teaches in the Trinity College of Music Early Music Studies, and is also a qualified and STAT-certified teacher of the Alexander Technique.

Creative Outputs

His solo recordings of Holborne, Bakfark, Josquin, and Jane Pickeringe's Lute Book have been widely praised by critics, as have his most recent releases, The Art of the Lute Player and The Siena Lute Book.

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