Jessica Slotwinski

Jessica Slotwinski

A musician since childhood, Jessica has always found comfort in the arts. Jessica is passionate about music, theatre, and the arts in general and believes that they open up the human spirit and link us as human beings. Jessica received her doctorate at Teachers College, Columbia University in Music Education and is a compassionate educator who teaches middle school music and private instrumental music lessons. Jessica is also part of the creative team for the Creative Arts Laboratory (a multi-arts approach to education) at Teachers College, Columbia University. Jessica is blessed to be part of the creative, supportive community that is Original Binding Productions.

Jessica received a BA in Music from Loyola College in Maryland, an MA in Music Education from Hofstra University, and a doctorate in Music Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. A woodwind player by trade, Jessica has played in and directed jazz ensembles, pit orchestras (Pippin, Children of Eden, Carousel, City of Angels, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), pep bands, and concert bands throughout her career. With Original Binding Productions, Jessica was afforded the creative opportunity to serve as the musical director for The Father of Songs, and was excited by the chemistry developed through this experience and looks forward to the future of The Father of Songs and other Original Binding productions.

During college and graduate school, Jessica fed other creative passions by interning as a graphic designer in NYC and taking photography classes. Jessica is a compassionate educator who teaches middle school music and private instrumental music lessons. Jessica also teaches as part of the creative team for the Creative Arts Laboratory (a multi-arts approach to education) at Teachers College, Columbia University. Jessica also has a strong interest in Educational Neuroscience, particularly how the intersection between learning and the brain enables us to better communicate, teach, learn, and grow. Jessica is a dog-lover who shares her life with her supportive, creative husband, Tom Slot, and their two human-like Boston Terriers.