Jessica Rudman

Jessica Rudman is a Connecticut-based composer and teacher whose music unifies extended techniques with clear melodic development and narrative structures to create a unique and personal emotional expression.  Her works have been performed by groups such as the International Contemporary Ensemble, the Riot Ensemble, the Cadillac Moon Ensemble, the Omaha Symphony's Chamber Orchestra, the Yakima Symphony Orchestra, and the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra.  She has received awards from SCI/ASCAP, Boston Metro Opera, the College Music Society, the International Alliance for Women in Music, and others.

Jessica has served on the faculty at Baruch College, Central Connecticut State University, and The Hartt School.  She is currently the Director of the Young Composers Program and the Chair of the Creative Studies Department at The Hartt School Community Division.  Jessica has also been highly involved in arts administration and is on the board of the Women Composers Festival of Hartford.  She holds degrees from the CUNY Graduate Center, The Hartt School, and the University of Virginia.