Welcome music lovers, colleagues and friends!
"She is an appealing and inventive composer with interesting things ahead of her...Strum, a hugely enjoyable new work...turbulent, wildly colorful and exploding with life."
- Washington Post
"Jessie is a prodigiously talented human being whose violin playing is gorgeous...and whose compositional talent I've watched explode in the course of one year."
-Ira Newborn, composer
Thanks to a generous award from the Joyce Foudation, "Banner!", a new work for string quartet and string orchestra commissioned by the Sphinx Organization will go on tour in fall of 2014. Find our more about the project here.
The Catalyst Quartet has been awarded a New MusicUSA Grant for "Puhutawi: A New Traditional Hopi Sound". This is in support of our continued collaboration with the youth of the Hopi Nation in collaboration with NACAP