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Jessica Gehring

Jessica Gehring

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Jessica Gehring is a violinist, violist and teacher based in the NYC city area. Originally from Nashville, TN, Jessica is trained in a variety of styles such as Classical, Bluegrass, Celtic and Jazz. She holds a BM in Violin Performance from Lawrence Conservatory where she studied with Dr. Samantha George, and an MM in Violin Performance at NYU Steinhardt in the studio of Giora Schmidt and the viola studio of Stephanie Baer. Jessica enjoys a diverse freelancing career, having played at venues such as The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Dimenna Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Apollo Theater alongside groups including the Nashville Symphony, the Chelsea Symphony, the Westchester Philharmonic, and the American Composers Orchestra. Most recently, she was the concertmaster of the Emo Orchestra on their inaugural 2023 United States National Tour, and currently holds the violin/viola/synth chair on the brand new off-Broadway production of "The Jerusalem Syndrome". She is also a founding member of the Kompass Quartet, which has performed both classical and contemporary works at premier events throughout the city. Over her career, Jessica has performed in over 40 musical productions, and has appeared in many studio recording sessions for artists such as Lenny White, Charlie Morrow and Richard Einhorn.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • Tours
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Master’s Degree

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Nashville Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
    • Classroom Music Teacher

    Primary Instruments

    • Viola
    • Violin

    Additional Instruments

    • Mandolin
    • Piano
    • Synth - keyboards
    • Ukulele

    Software

    • Finale
    • GarageBand
    • MainStage
    • Musescore
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

    Current Student?

    • Yes