Jessica Pascoe

Let the Music Begin Manager

Jessica Pascoe joins the Music and Gospel Arts Department after completing a Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Psychology degree from the Conservatory of Music at Wheaton College where she studied with Mark Ridenour, the current Acting Principal Trumpet in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. While at Wheaton, Jessica was a part of the trumpet section in Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band.

As a part of the Symphony Orchestra at Wheaton, Jessica has toured the Los Angeles area and toured Texas with the Symphonic Band. As a Salvation Army musician, Jessica has traveled around the country, including marching in the famous Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day.

Currently, Jessica is a member of the Chicago Staff Band (cornet), The Salvation Army’s premier brass band in the Midwestern part of the country, conducted by Dr. Harold Burgmayer. She also has past experience co-leading a Singing Company (youth chorus) at the Oak Brook Terrace Corps.

The daughter of Salvation Army Officers (pastors), Jessica was born in Skokie, Illinois and grew up in various parts of the Midwestern United States. She currently lives in Des Plaines, Illinois and attends The Salvation Army Des Plaines Corps.