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Jason Moody

First Violin (One Year Leave)

Jason Moody


Since his solo debut at the Festival at Sandpoint at age sixteen, Jason Moody has performed across the United States, Europe and Japan. Jason is a member of the Spokane Symphony and is a substitute with the Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera. In addition, he recently was awarded his D.M.A. from the University of Washington. Jason has been featured as soloist with orchestras throughout the Northwest, performed frequently at the Northwest Bach Festival, and has appeared on public radio several times with performances on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion and NPR's From the Top. His summer festival engagements include the Aldeburgh Festival in England, Lancaster Festival, Spoleto USA Festival and Masters Music Festival in Kazusa, Japan. Jason holds a M.M. from Rice University and a B.A. in Music from Seattle Pacific University. He is adjunct faculty at Whitworth University and Edmonds Community College and is regularly heard performing as a part of Duo Zephyr with his wife, harpist Earecka Tregenza.

About Jason Moody

With the Symphony since:  2008

Hometown:  Sandpoint, ID

Schools attended:  Seattle Pacific University, Rice University, University of Washington

I first started to play music:  In the Fiddlers Hatchery at 5.

Favorite works featuring my instrument:  Bach Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin.

Hobbies:  Skiing, fly fishing, backpacking, fiddling, playing the ukulele. 

Books I like: "Jayber Crow" by Wendell Berry, "A Soldier of the Great War" by Mark Helprin, and "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

Favorite bands or performers: The Killers, U2, Mason Jennings, The Postal Service, David Oistrakh, Gil Shaham, Martha Argerich, and Luciano Pavarotti. 

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