Jessica Wang began her musical studies on the piano at the age of four, and later began studying the cello at the age of six. She has appeared in solo, chamber, and orchestral performances at venues throughout the country, including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, NJPAC, and the Santa Barbara Bowl.
Jessica has 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. She has performed as concerto soloist with the High Mountain Symphony and the New Jersey Youth Orchestra, and she has been a member of the New World Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra, and the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, in which Jessica served as principal cellist.
As a chamber musician, she has premiered several works with the Harvard-Radcliffe Contemporary Music Ensemble, and she has had the opportunity to work with members of the Juilliard, Takács, and Ying String Quartets. Jessica has attended several music festivals, including Tanglewood, Aspen, the Music Academy of the West, and the International Summer Academy Mozarteum in Salzburg.
In addition to performing, she has taught with the New Jersey Youth Symphony and the Harvard & Radcliffe Musical Outreach to Neighborhood Youth in Boston, as well as with the Harmony Program, which brings music lessons to economically disadvantaged children in NYC.
Jessica received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University, and her master’s degree from The Juilliard School, where she studied with Bonnie Hampton.