Jessica Balik

Jessica Balik is a flutist and has a PhD in historical musicology from Stanford University.

Articles By This Author

Jessica Balik - November 30, 2020

Four composers tackle the technical challenges of virtual performances and weave solutions into the fabric of their works.

Jessica Balik - October 5, 2020

Livestreamed from The Midway SF, the concert highlighted delightfully varied chamber works by three African Amercian composers.

Jessica Balik - February 24, 2020

Soprano Julie Adams joins the collaborative chamber orchestra in Samuel Barber’s poignant Knoxville.

Jessica Balik - January 27, 2020

The Telegraph Quartet joins Bleckmann in a lineup of dark cabaret numbers at SF Performances.

Jessica Balik - January 21, 2020

A powerful concert at Kohl Mansion makes the enormity of the Holocaust tangible and personal through music.

Jessica Balik - October 27, 2019

The underplayed Polish composer gets a top-notch festival in her honor.

Jessica Balik - March 21, 2019

The violin virtuoso is masterful in Mozart’s third concerto, but Button sparkles throughout the concert.

Jessica Balik - February 4, 2019

A concert titled “Low Hanging Fruit” gathers a bounty of challenging new works.

Jessica Balik - December 17, 2018

S.F. Symphony’s experimental performance space is hip and busy.

Jessica Balik - December 11, 2018

The hip, conductorless ensemble ranges seamlessly from a contemporary work based on an Indian theme to a Mozart classic.