Jessica Blanchard
Instrument:  Cello

Jessica Blanchard grew up in Madison, WI and has been involved in music her entire life. She received her bachelors in Music Education in 2008 from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. While attending college, Jessica was involved in many performing groups, conducted a variety of ensembles, participated in Suzuki training and taught in her own private studio for cello and piano.

Jessica moved to Muscatine in August 2008 to start her first teaching job. She teaches orchestra at West and Central Middle Schools. Since she began teaching in Muscatine, the orchestra program has more than doubled. She continues to run her own private lesson studio in Muscatine, currently teaching 12 musicians ages 6 and up. Jessica also teaches applied cello for Muscatine Community College and conducts the Handbell Choir at Zion Lutheran Church. When Jessica isn’t teaching or playing music she can usually be found hanging out with her infamous dog, Frank, or traveling to places near and far!

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