Tessa Paige Sacramone is freelance violinist, vocalist, songwriter, and music educator based in New York City and Providence, RI. A classically trained musician, she plays orchestral, chamber, and solo repertoire of the genre, but also performs rock, pop, indie, folk, musical theater and new music. As a versatile performer and collaborator, she can be found on the stage or in the studio, lending her crafted sound and ear to unique projects. Tessa also performs as a vocalist and acoustic songwriter. Her debut album, "Belong Here," written and recorded under her singer-songwriter name, Tessa Paige, was released in December 2019.
For the 2023 season at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, she performed as concertmaster for the productions of An American in Paris and Camelot. She is currently engaged with a number of regional orchestras, including the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra. Tessa has toured as an orchestra member with performances on stages such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Shanghai Symphony Hall, and the Guangzhou Opera House. She recently performed with the Mannheim Steamroller Orchestra and Marie Osmond as part of their Christmas specials. From 2017-2019 she was a Resident Musician with Community MusicWorks, performing with the MusicWorks Collective and teaching at the Daily Orchestra Program to provide young musicians with ensemble experience and private lessons.
As a recording violinist, Tessa enjoys working with composers and artists in studio settings. Notable collaborations include Glassnote Records artist Oberhofer on his album Time Capsules II produced by Grammy Award winner Steve Lillywhite and cinematic rock band Earthside on both albums A Dream in Static and Let the Truth Speak. Tessa attended The Meadowmount School of Music, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, and Atlantic Music Festival in past summers, with a focus on chamber music performance. She received her Bachelor of Music from New York University and her Master of Music from Boston University, studying under Ann Setzer and Bayla Keyes, respectively.