Jessica La is an experienced Toronto-based multi-instrumentalist and music educator who has performed on nationally televised networks such as CBC, CityTV, TVO, and Omni. She had the opportunity to perform her original composition titled 'The Flutter' for TEDx and performed an original 20 minute opus titled, 'A Hero's Story' for Yamaha Canada.
She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree specializing in Music Education, majoring on the euphonium from the University of Toronto, an Advanced Piano Specialist certification from the Royal Conservatory of Music, is a member of the Toronto Musicians' Association, Local 149 of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM), and a music teacher registered with the Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association (ORMTA) and the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association (CFMTA).
Never one to limit herself, Jessica built upon her mastery of classical piano by expanding her instrumental proficiency to include trumpet, trombone and euphonium. It was this further development of Jessica’s repertoire that broadened her musical reach and afforded her many opportunities to perform with a variety of local and international musicians both at home in Toronto and abroad.
Classically trained, her talents lend themselves to a myriad of genres. You can find Jessica displaying her musical range while performing all over the city as a soloist as well as in varying ensembles, which includes violinists, steel pan players, and classical, pop, Latin and R&B singers and bands.
Jessica has over 17 years of professional musical experience working as a freelance session musician, composer/arranger, and private instructor. She is the pianist for Strings & Keys, a wedding and party music duo; music director and half of Paint & Keys, an artistic duo thats offers a unique sensory experience that involves live art and music; and pianist for The BL3ND, a piano trio based in British Columbia.
A malleable talent, Jessica’s varied skillset and experience make her an excellent addition to any event and venue. She is adept at playing for large crowds at parties and small intimate gatherings as part of an evening get together. Contact her today for a quote.