About Us

tamara jacobsJacobs Music is a music school specialising in the tuition of Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Musicianship/Music Theory, Ear Training, Chamber Music & String Orchestra. 

Tamara, founding director of Jacobs Music is an accomplished and experienced teacher and violinist. 

From a musical family, Tamara started the violin as a 4 yr old with her grandmother Jean Jacobs. 

Attended the Conservatorium High School on full scholarships studying with Faina Krel, Chris Kimber and Charmian Gadd, then continued further study in Glasgow, Scotland with Warren Jacobs and Roger Raphael. 

Tamara has won several competitions, played with a number of professional orchestras and has a passion for performing in chamber groups such as Piano Trios and String Quartets.


Jacobs Music Shop is located on the Central Coast, just 10 mins from Gosford and convenient to train station at Lisarow. We sell String instruments and accessories. Instruments are also available for hire. Contact Tamara via our Contact us page for more information.

Verve String Quartet

Tamara is a founding member of Verve String Quartet. A spirited group of highly experienced, professional musicians. Available to perform at your special event. Wedding ceremonies, receptions, naming days, christenings, funerals, engagements, parties, corporate functions, Xmas Parties, award nights, product launches, recordings, soundtracks & advertising.

Tamara has recently moved to the Central Coast from Sydney, where she has been teaching for over 20 years. Her students have excelled in exams and eisteddfods, have joined orchestras such as NSYO, SYO and the Arts Unit Orchestras. Many have performed in the Sydney Opera House, some have gone on to become musicians and music teachers themselves.

Servicing all of Sydney, Central Coast & Hunter Regions.

Verve String Quartet can also be booked as a Duo, Trio or large String Orchestra. We can accommodate your needs by adding other instruments or voice and we can tailor the size of group to suit your needs.

With an extensive repertoire ranging from Classical to Pop, Tango & Jazz. Please see our repertoire list.
If your requested songs are not on our list, it is possible to arrange it for a small fee if sufficient time has been provided.

For a Professional, Punctual and Personalised Service, Contact Tamara via our Contact Us page

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