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Jéssica  Pacheco Hjelmstad

Jéssica Pacheco Hjelmstad

Born in Maringá (PR – Brazil), Jéssica Pacheco Hjelmstad has performed internationally, including countries such as Austria, Germany, Brazil and the United States. She has also performed in master classes across the globe and is an award-winning pianist in Brazil.

She is an active pianist, chamber music collaborator, choir accompanist, piano teacher, presenter/lecturer and adjudicator. Recently, Pacheco Hjelmstad was one of the featured artists at the 2020 Oregon Music Teachers Association Conference, where she gave two presentations and a lecture-recital in Brazilian music, as well as a master class with Spanish/Latin music focus.

Currently, she keeps a busy schedule performing solo and chamber music nationally and internationally, with many different performers. In addition to the performances, she is a faculty member at Laramie County Community College, she teaches private piano lessons and chamber music in northern Colorado, and during the summer, she is the Colorado Kodaly Institute pianist and recital coordinator (at CSU).