Jessica Troy, viola & art

photoJESSICA TROY, wears a variety of freelance hats. On baroque viola she is the newest member of Philharmonia Baroque in San Francisco, performs regularly in NYC with the Sebastians, New York Baroque Incorporated, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Clarion, and appeared with Renée Fleming on the David Letterman Show. Performing for dance, she has toured extensively as part of the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble, from Sydney to San Juan, including performances with Yo-Yo Ma across the US and Japan, and has performed at venues around NYC with Dance Heginbotham. A member of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, Westchester Philharmonic, and NYC Opera Orchestra, she also performs with many other NYC ensembles, including the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and NOVUS NY. She has recorded quartet tracks for Lou Reed and Ani DiFranco, performed on TV with Whitney Houston, and on film with David Byrne. A participant at many illustrious music festivals, including Tanglewood, Spoleto (Italy), and Marlboro, she can be heard on Marlboro's 50th anniversary CD in György Kurtág's Microludes for string quartet, which she prepared with the composer.