Jess Hendricks, DMA

Easthampton, MA
[email protected]

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
May 2016

Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Composition

University of Miami, Coral Gables
Teachers:
Dennis Kam, Composition
Lansing McLoskey, Composition
Ferdinando DeSena, Electronic Music Composition
John Stewart, Harmony and Pedagogy
Raul Murciano, Film Music
DissertationThe Ruination of Atlantis: A Ballet for Virtual Orchestra
May 2010

Master of Music Composition

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Teachers:
Kenneth Jacobs, Composition
ThesisWandering into the Dusky Plains
August 2007

Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Music

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Teachers:
Charles W. Smith, Composition
Sylvia Kersenbaum, Piano
May 1996

Experience

Common Media
2016 - present
  • WordPress
  • React
  • Rails
  • Front End/Back End
  • CSS
Wordpress Developer
Freelance
2014 - present
  • iOS and Mac Applications
  • WordPress
  • Rails
  • Node/Javascript/React
  • Design/CSS
Web and Software Development
Central Connecticut State University
2011-2012
  • Taught Music Theory I & II
  • Taught Aural Skills I & II
  • Introduction to Music Technology Managed the Music Computer Lab and its employees
  • Served on the Student Standing Committee
  • Served as a Recital Coordinator and organized the Central E.A.R.S. faculty concert
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theory and Technology
Young Musicians’ Camp at the University of Miami
2010
  • Taught Form and Analysis and Private composition lessons
Instructor
University of Miami Frost School of Music
2007 - 2010
  • Taught Music Theory III & IV
  • Taught Aural Skills I, II, III, & IV
Graduate Teaching Assistant
University of Tennessee
2005 - 2007
  • Aural Skills I, II, III, and IV
  • Helped manage the Music Computer Lab

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Awards and Honors

2006-2019
ASCAPlus Award
2013
Part of the Emerging Composers Program at the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival at Julliard in New York City
2013
Hidden Paths for Piano Trio
Portland Chamber Music Festival Composers Competition
2012
A Short Drive Through the Berkshires
Firebrand Concert Series in Malden, MA
2006
Quartet for Winds, op. 7
Philip Slates Composition Competition

2005
String Trio, op. 17
Honorable Mention, William Lincer Foundation Prize

1994
String Quartet No. 1, op. 5
First Place, Kentucky Music Teachers National Association

1993
Phase II for solo clarinet, op. 4
First Place, Kentucky Music Teachers National Association

1992
Sonata for Piano No. 1, op. 3
First Place, Kentucky Music Teachers National Association


Commissions

H2 Duo
2012
A Road Less Traveled
Violin and Percussion
Jefferson Campbell
2011
Orpheus
Bassoon, Piano, Percussion, and Electronics
McKnight Foundation’s Imagine Grant
2006
Concertino
Bassoon and Electronic Playback
Jefferson Campbell
1997
Concerto for Bassoon
Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra

Professional Organizations

Notable Performances

Concertino for Bassoon and Electronic Playback

Several venues, tour: United States
Jefferson Campbell
2018
Orpheus for Bassoon, Piano, Marimba, and Electronics

University of Minnesota: Duluth, Minnesota
Jefferson Campbell
2014

Recordings

Symphonic Fantasia Electronica
iTunes Spotify
2017
The Ruination of Atlantis
iTunes Spotify
2012

Selected Compositions

Large Ensemble

Through the Mystic Woods
Orchestra and electronics
2018
Fanfare for Northern Hills
Brass and Percussion
2017
Prismatic Resonances
Wind Ensemble / Symphonic Band
2013
Divergences
Orchestra
2011
Wandering into the Dusky Plains
Alto Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Tuba, 3 Percussion, String Quartet
2006

Chamber

Canticum Ventis
Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
2019
Impression of a Summer Night
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, and Horn
2013
Pahá Sápa
Alto Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
2013
Whispers
Wind Quintet
2012
A Short Drive Through the Berkshires
Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
2012
Orpheus
Bassoon, Piano, Percussion, and fixed media
2012
Passacaglia
Guitar Trio
2010
Trio No. 4
Horn, Percussion, Piano
2008
String Quartet No. 2
String Quartet
2004
Quartet for Winds
Flute, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon
1995

Solo

Mementos
Violin and Piano
2015
Expansive Unity
Electric Bass and Electronics
2012
English Suite
Violin and Piano
2010
Imaginary Distances
Violin and Piano
2009
Lunar Reflections on the Sea
Vibraphone and Piano
2006

Electroacoustic

Astra Inclinant Sed Non Obligant
Fixed Media
2018
In Vino Veritas
Fixed Media
2009
Concertino
Bassoon and Electronics
2009

Choral

Fall, leaves, fall
Choir SATB
2018
Vocalise for Endings
Solo Soprano, Choir SATB, Timpani, and Strings
2006
When I have Fears that I may Cease to Be
Choir SATB and Piano
2006
All that is gold does not glitter
Choir SATB
2006