Known for her “polish, focus, and excitement” and "expressive, luscious sound” (The New York Times), violist and composer Jessica Meyer is a versatile performer who has been featured as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player throughout the world.

Ms. Meyer is also the founder of “Chops Beyond the Practice Room,” a series of workshops and coachings that empower musicians with networking, communication, entrepreneurial, and teaching artist skills so they can successfully connect to their audiences while being the best advocates for their own careers.

VIOLIST & COMPOSER


My pieces explore some of my favorite musical sounds and styles that I have either performed over the years or listened to in my car – from Bach, Brahms, and Blues, to Flamenco, Indian Raga, and Appalachian fiddling… More…

TEACHING ARTIST

As an experienced Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center and various other organizations, Jessica has led over a thousand experiential workshops all over the Tri-State area. She regularly leads workshops that train other musicians and classroom teachers on how to get students to connect to music. More…

WORKSHOPS

Her workshops have been featured at the Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute, Manhattan School of Music, NYU, the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival, and the Chamber Music America Conference. More…

WHAT’S NEW

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Please join me December 15th at The Cell Theatre for another performance of my solo show “Sounds of Being”: a surround-sound sensory experience where my music and personal stories take the audience on a journey filled with joy, anxiety, closeness, anger, bliss, torment, joy, loneliness, and passion.

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