Jessica Troy Viola

Helicon Performances

Helicon at Trinity Wall Street — Concerts at One: Sunken Cathedral
Symposium 115 - Bach’s Collegium
Symposium 88 - Mozart Quintets

JESSICA TROYviola, wears a variety of freelance hats. On baroque viola she performs regularly with the Sebastians, New York Baroque Incorporated, the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Clarion, the American Classical Orchestra, and appeared with Renée Fleming on the David Letterman Show. As a violist with the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble she has toured extensively - from Sydney to San Juan, from Moscow, Idaho to Moscow, Russia - and performed with Yo-Yo Ma across the US and Japan.

Also while wearing her "playing chamber music for dance" hat she has performed with Dance Heginbotham, at both the Joyce Theater and a high-end shopping mall.

A member of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the Westchester Philharmonic, and the New York City Opera Orchestra, she also performs regularly with many other local ensembles, including the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, NOVUS NY, the American Composers Orchestra, and the New York Pops. 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, Prussia Cove, 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.