The Ravinia Festival’s Steans Music Institute has named Jessie as their 2022 composer in residence. From June 27 to July 1, Jessie will work closely with the 2022 Piano & Strings fellows, coaching them on her repertoire. The residency culminates with performances of Source Code, Break Away, and Peace on July 2.
NYYS’s first album includes Soul Force, alongside works by Valerie Coleman and Florence Price.
Winners receive a full tuition scholarship to study at CMC, plus a stipend for private lessons.