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Jessica Ivry


Jessica Ivry is a freelance cellist and an instructor of music at the College of Marin. She plays with Real Vocal String Quartet, an original string and vocal ensemble and with avant-cabaret composer and singer Amy X Neuburg and the Cello ChiXtet. Jessica has also performed and toured with the Beth Custer Ensemble, with singer/songwriter Vienna Teng and with Balkan women's choir, Kitka. Jessica composed music for A Traveling Jewish Theatre's 2005 and 2007 productions of The Bright River, a hip-hop retelling of Dante's Inferno, and for Arthur Miller's, Death of a Salesman. Jessica recorded on Grammy nominated album, "Blueprint of a Lady" for jazz vocalist, Nneena Freelon. Jessica also performs with The Ark Project featuring Klezmer and Eastern European inspired original and arranged music. The Ark Project was shown on Spark, KQED public television series about Bay Area artists. Jessica holds degrees from Skidmore College and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

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Email [email protected]
Phone Number (510) 593-3395
Instruments/Types Cello
Lesson Fee $60/hour; $50/45 minute; $40/half hour
City Oakland
Age Range of Students 7 years old and up, including adults
Education Masters in Cello Performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 1997; Bachelor of Arts, Skidmore College, 1994
Number of Years Teaching 15
Institutional Affiliation College of Marin
House Calls 0
Private Lessons or Ensemble Coaching Both
Method Drawing on some Suzuki and Orff methods
Music Style(s) Taught Classical, Beginning Jazz, Rock, Improv, World
* All rates are estimated and subject to change

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