Jessica Helie holds a bachelor of music degree from Syracuse University and a master of music degree in violin performance from the Longy Conservatory. She studied violin and viola with Laura Bossert-King, Muneko Otani of the Cassatt String Quartet, and James Dickenson of the Degas and Villiers String Quartets. Jessica is an avid performer throughout New England, with groups such as Symphony NH, Cape Cod Symphony, Great Bay Philharmonic, Dartmouth Handel Society, the Vermont, New Bedford, and Granite State Symphonies, Granite State Opera, and Occasional Brass and Strings. In addition to running a private studio, she teaches orchestra, grades 3-12, in the Timberlane Regional School District in southern New Hampshire. Jessica has conducted festivals throughout the northeast, including New Hampshire’s Stringfest and the Ulster County District Festival in Kingston, NY. Jessica lives in Hooksett, NH with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.