Jorge Isaac

Jorge Isaac (1974, Caracas) is a recorder player and founder of the Visisonor Foundation. He completed his professional training under the tutelage of Walter van Hauwe at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam in 2002. Soon after, in 2006, he was appointed principal subject teacher at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, carrying on the famous Amsterdam Recorder School.

Jorge Isaac has been awarded several international prizes, such as the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition 2001 (including the special prize for ‘best use of electronics’) in The Netherlands and the Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition of Contemporary Music in Poland (2001). In 2004 he was awarded first prize at the Jur Naessens Music Award in Amsterdam with his multimedia production Mensa Secunda. In 2007 he received an Award of Distinction at the Prix Ars Electronica in Austria for his work Marionette.

As a soloist, Isaac has given a large number of performances and masterclasses the world over. He performed at internatipnal festivals and collaborated with numerous renowned musicians. Over 180 new compositions have been written especially for him, making him one of the most influential recorder players worldwide.

Jorge isaac focuses on projects in the field of early and contemporary music, his teaching activities at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and various productions with Visisonor Media Productions.