Ms. Jalissa Gascho [she/her/hers] is the Artist Relations Manager for the Yamaha Artist Relations Group in Indianapolis, Yamaha Corporation of America. Through her role in Artist Relations, she sees many facets of the industry by facilitating the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition and Celebration Weekend, co-managing band & orchestral artist endorsements and relationships, managing artist assets, mentoring as part of the Yamaha internship program, and more. She joined Yamaha Corporation of America’s team in Indianapolis in 2012, after graduating summa cum laude from Taylor University with a degree in Music Marketing.
A passionate advocate for inclusion and celebration of diversity through the arts, she serves on the Board of Directors of ArtSpeak, a non-profit organization based in Indianapolis which gives artists a platform to show and share their work through the act of storytelling, as well as the Board of Advisors for the Harrison Center’s Independent Music and Arts Festival. In her spare time, Jalissa enjoys attending shows at local venues, playing keys and singing with friends, reading, and running.
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