Marianne Jacobs was born in the Netherlands. She received her professional education at the Royal Academy of Music in The Hague with Masterdegrees in both Performance and Education. At the Royal Academy of Music in Brussels she won the First Prize in chambermusic and thereafter she completed her studies at the Royal Academy in Stockholm with Masterdegrees in Performance and Education. Marianne Jacobs also studied solorepertoire with Jacques Février in Paris, Maria Curcio in London , Rudolf Firkusny in Lucerne and chambermusic with Andras Mihály in Budapest.
After a well-received debut in Stockholm, her career took off with concert tours as a soloist with orchestra, solo recitals and as chamber musician in the Scandinavian and European countries, Lithuania, Russia, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbadjan, Canada, USA, Mexico, Brazil and Japan.
Marianne Jacobs has made numerous recordings for the Swedish Broadcasting, becoming the Artist of the Week as well as produced many TV series with chambermusic programmes, has participated in documentation of Swedish contemporary music, film music for Fanny and Alexander ( director Ingmar Bergman), masterclasses in USA, Brazil, Bergen, Birmingham, Lisboa, Vienna, Vilnius. Summercourses, festivals and artistic and educational projects are continuously part of her life.
Marianne Jacobs is Ass. Professor at the Academy of Malmö, and the artistic director of the Nordic Piano Competition at the Malmö Academy of Music.
She was also 2006–2009 the president of the EPTA Sweden but finds still the time to perform as a soloist or with her pianotrio The Trio.
Teachers (Malmö Academy of Music)