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Jessica Pauline Lewis

Jessica Pauline Lewis


Jessica Pauline Lewis



Jessica P. Lewis, composer and cellist, has been a performer since age 10. Her formal training commenced at the University of La Verne, where she studied under esteemed cellists like Rick Mooney and Matthew Keating. Under their mentorship, Jessica honed her skills, laying the foundation for her future musical endeavors.
In 2020, Jessica achieved a significant milestone by earning her Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of La Verne. Her dedication was recognized in 2018 when she was awarded the Root Endowed Scholarship. While pursuing her degree, Jessica served as a music transcription, working with the La Verne Symphony Orchestra for two years. Expanding her musical horizons in 2017, Jessica began participating in chamber music performances. Embracing the complexities of small ensemble playing, she added yet another layer to her musical expertise by beginning composition studies in 2019 with Dr. Reed Gratz.
Driven by her passion for composition, Jessica continued her education, enrolling in the MM program in Theory/Composition at California State University, Fullerton. Under the mentorship of Dr. Pamela Madsen, a distinguished composer and educator, Jessica honed her compositional skills and expanded her creative horizons. She also took on the role of New Music Assistant for the CSUF New Music Ensemble, immersing herself in the contemporary music scene.
In recognition of her talent and creativity, Jessica earned the Jim Kollias Film Composition award for her piece, "One Heck of a Drag." This accolade, presented in front of a welcoming audience at Beckman High School in Irvine, CA, underscored her ability to craft evocative compositions. As Jessica continues to evolve as a composer and cellist, she stands to inspire audiences with her talent and artistic vision.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree


  • LA/Southern California

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Sound Designer/Composer

Primary Instruments

  • Cello

Additional Instruments

  • Voice


  • Dorico
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • Musescore
  • Sibelius

Additional Skills

  • Film Scoring



Current Student?

  • Graduate School