Dr. Jessica Frerich

Director of Admissions

Number of Years in Industry

15 years


Jessie serves as the Admissions Director at Iowa Conservatory and is an experienced artistic director, music director, speaker, author, musician, and educator. She received her Doctorate from Liberty University and her Master’s from the University of Iowa. Before moving to Iowa, she honed her skills in musical theatre at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and New School University in New York City. From performing to playing instruments like the piano, cello, and guitar, Jessie’s passion for the arts knows no bounds.

She has also been a presenter at various events, including the Iowa Music Educators Association, Iowa Fine Arts Summit, and the Beyond Barriers Women Empowerment event. With her membership in the Pi Kappa Lambda honors society and her experience as a researcher, Jessie is dedicated to promoting the importance of performing arts education and believes in providing students with diverse opportunities and a high-quality education that fosters expression, interdisciplinary connections, engagement, and preparation for auditions and future endeavors.

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