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Information Regarding COVID-19

Our New York City office remains closed to protect the health and safety of all of our employees. During this time, we are doing everything possible to minimize disruptions to our daily operations. All employees are working remotely and remain fully contactable. If you have had to cancel or postpone a performance of a work from our catalogue, or are considering live streaming performances or streaming archival material, we are prepared to assist you in facilitating changes. Please direct all questions or concerns to

Please note:

  • All materials from canceled or completed performances should be returned to our Verona, New Jersey library only.
  • Please do not return materials to our New York office. Unfortunately, we cannot be responsible for lost materials that are returned to our New York office while it is closed. If materials are lost, we will have to charge the full replacement value.

JACK Quartet's Greenroom Picks

photo: Henrik Olund

JACK Quartet

The JACK Quartet electrifies audiences worldwide with "explosive virtuosity" (Boston Globe) and "viscerally exciting performances" (The New York Times). The recipient of Lincoln Center's Martin E. Segal Award, New Music USA's Trailblazer Award, and the CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventuous Programming, JACK is dedicated to the commissioning and performance of new works.

Comprising violinists Christopher Otto and Ari Streisfeld, violist John Pickford Richards, and cellist Kevin McFarland, JACK continues to work closely with composers, including John Luther Adams, Chaya Czernowin, Beat Furrer, Georg Friedrich Haas, Vijay Iyer, Helmut Lachenmann, Matthias Pintscher, Steve Reich, Salvatore Sciarrino, and John Zorn. As advocates for young performers and composers, JACK leads workshops at institutions around the world, including at Princeton, Yale, Harvard, New York and Columbia Universities, as well as at the Oberlin Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, June in Buffalo, and the Darmstaft Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik.

"...remarkably concentrated performances assuring that future JACK events will be drop-everything-and-go occasions." – Philadelphia Inquirer

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JACK Quartet's Greenroom Picks

  • JACK Quartet's Greenroom Picks

    JACK and Hannah were in school together, and she wrote this work for us years later. We're particularly thankful that this piece began what has become a long and ongoing relationship between us, as we continue to develop new works together now.

  • JACK Quartet's Greenroom Picks

    This is one of the first works JACK recorded and toured with, and we continue to perform it today. The piece is always an adventure, and we are still learning what makes it tick!


  • JACK Quartet's Greenroom Picks

    JACK commissioned this work, and it is a meditation on a six-week artist residency that Greg spent at a psychiatric unit in New Jersey where he performed music for and with the residents. It's an incredible work, and it always means so much to us when we perform it.