From Our Blog
January 3, 2022
Jackie Andresen is a composer and violinist from Los Angeles, California. Classically trained in violin, she began studying under violinist Dorthy Kwon at PCM and later attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). She now attends New York University's Steinhardt School of Music, studying Music Theory and Composition with a concentration in Screen Scoring under composer and conductor Alba S. Torremocha and film composer Chris Hajian. She has written music for several short films and has scored collaborations between Canon and Sumire Lenses. In the summer of 2020, she completed a mentorship under composer Michael Levine and later interned for composer Catherine Joy. She is currently featured on MPATH’s album of Phenomenal Women Composers vol. 13.
December 8, 2021
Ashlee Sung | Music & Mental Health
Ashlee Sung is a 15 year-old sophomore in high school. She has studied violin for 12 years and joined Sharon Harman’s violin studio in 2019. She participates in the PYSO Philharmonic Orchestra and her orchestra at Arcadia High School. Ashlee launched a website on music and mental health where she aims to address and explore how music can help with anxiety and other mental health issues. Through the project she hopes to communicate her love of music and make a positive change in someone's life.