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Jessica Wang

Jessica Wang

Biography

Jessica Wang is a New York City-based cellist who enjoys playing music of all genres, from musical theatre to classical to pop/rock and beyond. With various ensembles, she has performed at many distinguished venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, NJPAC, the Santa Barbara Bowl, the Naumburg Bandshell, the Prospect Park Bandshell, the Public Theater, Joe's Pub, Feinstein's/54 Below, NBC Studios and Broadway.
Jessica was the cellist on the first national Broadway tour of An American in Paris, and she has held the cello chair in the off-Broadway productions of We're Only Alive for A Short Amount of Time by David Cale at the Public Theater and Pericles at the Theatre for a New Audience. On and off-Broadway, she has performed with several orchestras including those of Wicked, Jagged Little Pill and Fiddler On the Roof in Yiddish. During the 2021 holiday season, Jessica won a cello chair with the orchestra of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes.
In the TV world, Jessica has appeared in several episodes of the award-winning Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle, as well as on Saturday Night Live with musical guest, Shawn Mendes.
Jessica holds a B.A. in Psychology from Harvard College and an M.M. in Cello Performance from The Juilliard School.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • No

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Instruments

  • Cello

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her