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Jesénia Jackson

Jesénia Jackson

  • Biography

    I am a composer, songwriter, & producer. I have served as an orchestrator, composed for indie films and fashion shows, & served as a Music Director for theater. I have recently served as the assistant to the orchestrator on the Off Broadway musical (TREVOR). My works have premiered in national and international venues. In 2019, my concert piece, STAGES (I Movement) was performed by The PHACE Ensemble in Vienna, Austria. My most recent work includes AJ's Story (October 2022), and Sonny's Blues (New York International Film Festival). As a songwriter, I released my first EP, Introducing Jesénia Jackson, in June 2022.

    I have served as the Women In Music Washington, D.C. Chapter Chair, member of the New York Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) & Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC). My most recent awards include a nominated for the DC Wammies for Best Advocacy Award and awarded Honorary member of Tau Beta Sigma Music Fraternity.

    I am currently the Lower School Music Teacher at Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York, NY.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Education
    • TV/Film
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • D.C./Baltimore/Mid-Atlantic

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
    • Music Assistant
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Orchestrator
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Music Producer/Record Producer
    • Classroom Music Teacher
    • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
    • Rehearsal Pianist

    Primary Instruments

    • Piano
    • Voice

    Software

    • Dorico
    • Finale
    • Logic
    • Musescore
    • Pro-Tools
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Singer/Performer
    • Film Scoring
    • Arts Administration

    Affiliations

    • ASCAP

    Person of Color?

    • Yes