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.
Nominated by ASCAP as one of 2017’s up-and-coming film composers to look out for, Jessica participated in the 2017 ASCAP/Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop. She has scored soundtracks to several short films and a television documentary; Films she’s scored have screened at the YoFi Fest, SENE Film, Music and Arts Festival, Brightside Tavern Shorts Festival, CUNY film festival at BAM Rose Cinemas and festivals in the United Kingdom. Her score for the short film Klaus landed her a Best Original Music Score nomination in the Terror Film Festival, and a National Board of Review Award nomination (2015).
In addition to composing film and video game music, Jessica also composes for the concert hall. Her most recent endeavors include a commission for solo piano by Sing For Hope for the 2017 Sing For Hope Pianos Project, a performance by the brass and wind collective Vent Noveau on the Third Annual Listening To Ladies Concert series, a festival win in the 2017 Florida International Toy Piano Festival, and a residency with the (New York Times Critic’s Pick) Eco-Music Big Band.
Her concert music has premiered in Tokyo, St. Petersburg Florida, at Roulette Intermedium, ShapeShifter Lab, Gallery MC, Baruch College, Brooklyn College, the Brooklyn Museum, three International Electroacoustic Music Festivals, and received radio airplay in Cuba.
She holds the Kadish Millet Composer Award for talent in songwriting, and the Morton Feldman Composition Award for excellence in composition regardless of style.
Jessica is an Alumni Association Scholarship/Award Recipient, a Made in New York Scholarship recipient, as well as a proud member of Women in Music, the SCL and ASCAP.