BM McGill University
MM McGill University
Jason J. Moy holds degrees in harpsichord and Early Music performance from McGill University in Montreal, where his primary teachers and mentors included Hank Knox, Luc Beauséjour and the late Bruce Haynes. Jason is a native of Chicago, and a faculty member at the DePaul University School of Music where he is Director of the Baroque Ensemble, Coordinator of Mixed Chamber Music, and an adjunct harpsichord instructor. He has performed as a soloist and with ensembles across the United States, Canada and Europe, with notable appearances at the 2009 York Early Music Festival in the United Kingdom, and every Boston Early Music Festival since 2013.
Jason is a founding member of the award-winning period instrument ensemble Trio Speranza, and was recently named Artistic Director of Ars Musica Chicago. As one of the Chicago area's most sought-after early keyboard specialists, Jason frequently appears with such noted ensembles as the Bach Week Festival Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Music of the Baroque, Newberry Consort and Chicago Chamber Musicians. He has also been featured in live performances on ABC7 and CBS2 television, BBC Radio 3 and is regularly heard on Chicago’s classical radio station, WFMT98.7, both in studio and as part of the Dame Myra Hess International Concert Series at the Chicago Cultural Center. For more information, visit jjmoy.com.
Before there came to be a piano in nearly every household and concert
hall, the harpsichord reigned as the supreme keyboard instrument during
the Renaissance and Baroque eras. Get up close and personal with this
fascinating instrument and its unique structure, sound, and expressivity
through the eyes of Chicago-based harpsichordist, Jason J. Moy.
Louis Couperin (1626-1661) - Prelude 'non mesure' and Passacaille in C Major
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) - English Suite in D Minor BWV 811: Prelude