Jessica Pavone

Art Discipline: 
Astoria, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jul 1, 2024 to Aug 2, 2024

Violist and composer, Jessica Pavone, explores the tactile and sensory experience of music as a vibration-based medium. Inspired by processes centered on intuition and instinct, her music channels these ideas by focusing on how music feels when played and heard, integrating her experiences as an instrumentalist into works that transcend time, and dedicating her practice to exploring alternative avenues for creative musical expression.
Pavone’s music has premiered at: Abrons Art Center, ISSUE Project Room, the Kitchen, Noguchi Museum, Pioneer Works, Roulette, and the Scocrates Sculpture Park. Grants and Commissions: New York State Council on the Arts (2024), Queens Arts Council (2004, 2022, 2020), NYFA NYC Women’s Fund (2023), MATA Festival (2023), Foundation for Contemporary Arts (Emergency Grant, 2021), New Music USA (2015), Tri-Centric Foundation (2015), Experiments in Opera (2013), and the Jerome Foundation (2011). Residencies and Fellowships: Herb Alpert/Ragdale Prize (2024), Marble House (2024), I-Park Foundation (2024), Loghaven (2023), Ragdale (2022), and Ucross (2020).