Jessica Pickersgill – Viola
Violist Jessica Pickersgill’s passion of music started at a young age and has since blossomed into a genuine wish to allow others to fall in love with music though her performance. As a result she has played for audiences at home in Canada and around the world including Italy, Russia and America.
Jessica attended the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University, where she earned her Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance. She then continued to expand her education and performance practice at the renowned New England Conservatory (NEC) in Boston, and graduated Cum Laude with a Masters in Viola Performance. Jessica has worked and studied with many world renowned musicians. Her enthusiasm for chamber music was fostered through coaching’s from eminent ensembles including The Emerson String Quartet, The Borromeo String Quartet, The St, Lawrence String Quartet and a host of others.