Violinist Jessica Ling is enjoying a diverse contemporary music career, playing in orchestras, ensembles, and chamber groups throughout the US and Europe. From 2015-2016, she joined the International Ensemble Modern Academy, and since then has performed in Musikfest Berlin, Acht Brücken Köln, Lucerne Festival, Klangspuren Festival, Impuls Festival, Cresc Biennale, Witten Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, and Festival Mixtur. In addition, she has worked with renowned composers including Beat Furrer, Hans Abrahamsen, Helmut Lachenmann, Michel van der Aa, Unsuk Chin, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Heinz Holliger, and Enno Poppe.
A co-founder of Mobile Beats Ensemble, Jessica has also played with Ensemble Modern, Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, Kommas Ensemble, and Eco Ensemble. Since 2018, she has been a member of the Taiga String Quartet which recently premiered SEGIA, a cross-disciplinary production that features commissioned works from five female Nordic composers.
Following her studies at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music in Chicago, Jessica moved to Germany for a masters degree in contemporary music at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main.