Jesse Massey


At the age of 27, Jesse Massey has established a reputation as one of America’s most exciting young artists. Regularly concertizing throughout the U.S. and Europe, his solo and chamber music tours include venues such as Hermitage Museum - Amsterdam, Harris Concert Hall in Aspen, CO, Frederick Loewe Theatre at New York University as well as venues in Canada, Africa and Central America. An avid chamber musician, Mr. Massey performs as a founding member with Tribeca Ensemble which made its international debut at the Zeister Muziekdagen, working with artists such as the Emerson String Quartet, Alexander Pavlovsky of the Jerusalem Quartet and Valentin Erben of the Alban Berg Quartet. Notable collaborations include performances with Geoff Nuttal of the St. Lawrence String Quartet, a world premiere performance of “Endymionis Somnum Dormire” for Soprano and String Quartet by former Young Concert Artist New York Composer in Residence, David Hertzberg, as well as performances with the Fry Street Quartet. Having a keen interest in varying genres of music, Mr. Massey is a member of the Monika Jalili Ensemble - specializing in Iranian folk music of the mid-20th century - as well as a founding member of the rock group “Mon Amour” based in Salt Lake City, UT. Strongly committed to pedagogy, Mr. Massey maintains a private teaching studio of students hailing from Montana, Idaho and Utah via Skype, some of which having gone on to win auditions at Indiana University, Brigham Young University and the The Gifted Music School, Utah’s highly prestigious pre-conservatory program. Outside of his busy professional schedule, Jesse’s interests range from contemporary film, American 20th century foreign policy as well as the houses, vineyards and history of France’s Champagne region. Mr. Massey currently performs on a Georg Meiwes instrument dated 2010.