Jessica Wang

Cello Teacher

Jessica Wang

SAA Member

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Jersey City, NJ
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Cellist Jessica Wang is an active performer with a wide array of musical interests and experience, spanning classical orchestras, multi-genre bands, recording studios and Broadway pits. She has appeared in solo, chamber and orchestral performances at distinguished venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Jordan Hall, the Santa Barbara Bowl, the Naumburg Bandshell and the Mozarteum Concert Hall. 

In 2017-2018, Jessica toured the country on the first national Broadway tour of An American in Paris, performing in 24 different cities. Prior to that, she made her off-Broadway debut in the Theatre for a New Audience’s production of Pericles, directed by Tony Award-winning director, Trevor Nunn, and with music by Shaun Davey. She currently subs regularly at Wicked on Broadway. Other musical theatre credits include performances at the Signature Theatre and the American Theatre of Actors. Jessica has also been featured in Season 4 of the award-winning Amazon TV series Mozart in the Jungle. Most recently, she performed on Saturday Night Live with musical guest, Shawn Mendes. Beginning in June 2019, Jessica will be performing in the Off-Broadway production of We’re Only Alive For A Short Amount Of Time, currently set to run through mid-July at the Public Theater.

Jessica has performed the Lalo Cello Concerto with the High Mountain Symphony and Popper’s Hungarian Rhapsody with the New Jersey Youth Orchestra. She has also been featured on National Public Radio’s From the Top as both a soloist as well as in collaboration with world-renowned violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. During her summers, Jessica has been a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, the Aspen Music Festival, the Music Academy of the West, the Bowdoin International Music Festival and the Mozarteum International Summer Academy in Salzburg, Austria.

As someone who grew up surrounded by music, Jessica is a passionate music educator who strongly believes in the positive and lasting effects of music during a child’s growth and development. With over 10 years of teaching experience, Jessica has taught with the Music Institute of Long Island, the Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Harmony Program, the Harvard-Radcliffe Musical Outreach to Neighborhood Youth (HARMONY) Program in Boston and the New Jersey Youth Symphony. She currently teaches private students of all ages and levels in the New York metropolitan area. Jessica received her Suzuki Teacher Training with master teacher Pamela Devenport at the School for Strings.

Jessica holds a B.A. in psychology from Harvard College and an M.M. in cello performance from The Juilliard School, where she was an Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship Recipient student of Bonnie Hampton.

For more information, please visit www.jessicajwang.com.