Jackie Traish

New York, NY

Originally from Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Jackie Traish is a 2020 graduate from the Mannes School of Music where she received her Master's Degree and Professional Studies Diploma, studying with Judith Mendenhall. She also holds her Bachelor's in Music Performance and Bachelor's in Science Education from East Carolina University. She currently lives in New York City as a freelance musician, teaching artist, and arts administrator.

As a freelance musician, you can find her performing all over New York City. From pit orchestras for musical theater and opera, to chamber concerts and world premieres, Jackie enjoys performing for audiences all around the five boroughs. She is also an active private teacher (flute and ukulele) and teaching artist with the MUSES Program in NYC. When she isn't running around the city performing her heart out, she can be found drinking coffee of all types, singing in the park, enjoying a good book on the train, and talking to anyone who will listen!

Jackie Traish