Jessica Mays is a composer, pianist, and singer-songwriter currently residing in New York City. Born in Denver, CO, Mays’ music has been performed by numerous soloists and ensembles both locally and abroad, including the Playground Ensemble, Nebula Ensemble, the Lamont Symphony Orchestra, Montreal’s’ Ensemble Paramirabo, Ensemble Lunatik, Thin Edge New Music Collective, and many others. She has written arrangements for both large and small forces on a variety of projects with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Her music has received praise from such major publications as the Boston Globe and the Boston Musical Intelligencer. Mays currently manages the New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers (VYC) program alongside VYC Founder and Artistic Director, Jon Deak.