2018 ASCAP Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop

Jessica DiMari


Jessica DiMari is an enthusiastic, internationally recognized composer based out of Brooklyn, New York. She received a B. Mus. in Music Composition (2015) from The Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College with Magna Cum Laude honors.

Jessica’s most recent endeavors include two festival wins in the 2018 Mississippi Music By Women Festival, a premiere in the 2017 Fifteen Minutes of Fame concert season, her participation in the prestigious Society of Composers and Lyricists Fall 2017 Mentor Program, a commission for solo piano for the 2017 Sing For Hope Pianos Project, a feature on the Third Annual Listening To Ladies Concert in conjunction with the Brass and Wind collective, Vent Nouveau, a festival win with in

The 2017 Florida International Toy Piano Festival, and a residency with the Eco- Music Big Band where her Jazz ballad was performed at Roulette Intermedium in the summer of 2016.

Her concert music has premiered in Tokyo, St. Petersburg Florida, at Roulette Intermedium, ShapeShifter Lab, Gallery MC, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, the Brooklyn Museum, the Queens Museum, three International Electroacoustic Music Festivals, and received radio airplay in Cuba.

DiMari has scored the soundtrack to a documentary airing on BCAT and CUNY TV, and scored the soundtrack to several short films and games.

She holds the Kadish Millet Composer Award for talent in songwriting, and the Morton Feldman Composition Award for excellence in composition regardless of style.

DiMari has studied composition with Douglas Cohen and Doug Geers, contemporary orchestration with Sonny Kompanek, theory with Thomas Nazziola, and violin performance with Igor Pikayzen.

DiMari is an Alumni Association Scholarship/Award Recipient, a member of Women in Music and the SCL, as well as a proud member of ASCAP.

She is currently pursuing an M.F.A in Media Scoring at the Barry Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema where she is a recipient of the Made In New York Scholarship.


2018 ASCAP Columbia Film Scoring Workshop