Jessica Troy, viola, wears a variety of freelance hats. Since 1998 she has toured extensively with the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble, from San Juan to Sydney, and appeared with Yo-Yo Ma across the US and Japan. On baroque viola, ensembles she performs frequently with include: the Sebastians, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Opera Lafayette, Concert Royal, Helicon, and the 4 Nations Ensemble; she has guested with Anima Eterna Brugge, and appeared with Renée Fleming on the David Letterman Show. A member of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the New York City Opera Orchestra, and the Westchester and Brooklyn Philharmonics, she performs frequently with many other area ensembles, including the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and NOVUS NY. She has recorded quartet parts 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, 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.