Jessie Wenchieh Lo

Dance Barns Music Director

Dr. Jessie Wenchieh Lo is a performing artist, recording artist, music educator, and music director. She is a classical pianist, organist, clarinetist and singer, who has performed in Austria, Belarus, Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, San Marino, Taiwan, and in the United States. She is also prize winner in many International Competitions including First Prize and “Chopin Prize” at “3rd European Piano Competition Citta del Vasto” (Vasto, Italy); “Beethoven Prize” from “Wiener Beethoven Gesellschaft” for the best interpretation at the “Vienna International Pianists” music festival; “2nd International Vienna Piano Competition” (Nagoya, Japan), “6th Taipei International Chopin Piano Competition” (Taipei, Taiwan), and more. Dr. Lo earned her Bachelor’s and Master of Arts degrees in Piano Performance at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria; and received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from Boston University, where she had been Piano Teaching Assistant and also Collaborative Piano Teaching Assistant. She hosted piano masterclasses in Vienna, Austria; and gave piano masterclasses and performances at Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Dr. Lo has held positions of Music Director, Organist and Pianist in churches in Vienna Austria; Boston Massachusetts; Tallahassee Florida, and San Francisco Bay Area, California. She looks forward to dedicating her experience and expertise at NDI in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she and her family now call home. For more information, please visit