JESSE J. SANCHEZ is currently in residence as Producing Music Supervisor for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon. Jesse works closely with the producing and artistic office to supervise the music and music development processes of the 11 play/musical repertory season and oversees all music related aspects, including development workshops, new works, and contracting musicians/subs, music directors, composers, orchestrators, copyists, keyboard programmers, and any other additional music support.
Jesse has music directed and music supervised in many professional theaters and organizations across the country. Select credits include: Roundabout Theatre Company, Hartford Stage, The Alley Theatre, Huntington Theater Company, Arizona Theatre Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Conservatory Theater, Theatreworks Silicon Valley, Seacoast Repertory Theater, Bay Area Playwrights Foundation. His work with collegiate programs include University of Texas at Austin, New York University (Tisch), Syracuse University, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University, Las Positas College, San Jose State University, San Francisco State University, and St. Mary's College.
Early in his career, Jesse learned and worked with iconic Broadway composers, orchestrators, and music directors. He was on the music team for the first national tour of Hamilton (Angelica Tour); Stephen Schwartz' world premiere musical, The Prince of Egypt; Paul Scott Goodman's world premiere musical, A Walk On The Moon.