Gillian Jack (nee Taylor) was born in Aberdeen and educated at Aberdeen Grammar School. She gained the Mary D Adams scholarship to study at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama under Patricia MacMahon, gaining BA (MusEd) and dipRSAMD. Her singing career spanned 25 years in Scottish Opera and English National Opera full time choruses, performing and understudying many roles. In addition an extensive career in recital and oratorio has taken Gillian across the UK.
Gillian has always had a strong love of teaching and was the founder Head of Vocal Studies of the National Youth Choir of Scotland and has recently returned to NYCOS as a vocal tutor. She now lives back home in Bonnie Scotland since returning from ENO and teaches at Aberdeen City Music School in Dyce and the University of Aberdeen.