Jack Simmonds - Music Man
Jack is a former student of Oakwood Academy and is currently studying for a degree in Music. He is regularly involved in the academy's work from a musical perspective which includes sorting the music for Shows (there was lots of it this year!!) and for Summer School.
Outside of Oakwood, Jack works mainly as a composer and musical director. For the last few years he has been Assistant Musical Director or Musical Director for Hampshire Youth Theatre's shows and wrote the score for Oasis Youth Theatre's 'Jack' which won many awards, including one for the music, and made it to the finals of the All England Theatre Festival, it was also performed at the IDEA 2013 Conference in Paris. His latest project is composing for a circus troupe called BMT, the Barely Methodical Troupe.