Jessie Dresser is a Junior at Meredith College studying violin performance. In high school, she participated in the Tulsa Youth Symphony and was a three-year all-state musician. She also participated in several summer programs including the Eastern Music Festival, Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, and Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival. As a member of Meredith's study abroad program, she performed with a quintet during the summer of 2011 in Sansepolcro, Italy. After finishing her undergraduate degree she plans to continue academic work at the graduate level.