JESSICA TROY, (viola) wears a variety of freelance hats. She first performed with the MMDG Music Ensemble in 1998, and has toured with them extensively, including performances with Yo-Yo Ma across the US and Japan. On baroque viola she performs with the Sebastian Chamber Players, Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Clarion, Opera Lafayette, and appeared with Renée Fleming on the David Letterman Show. A member of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, Westchester Philharmonic, and NYC Opera Orchestra, she performs frequently with many other ensembles, including the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and NOVUS NY. She has recorded 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.