Jason J. Moy, harpsichord & organ


Jason J. Moy is the Artistic Director of Ars Musica Chicago, and a faculty member at the DePaul University School of Music, where he is the inaugural recipient of the Monsignor Kenneth J. Velo Endowed Distinguished Professorship, and serves as Director of the Baroque Ensemble, Coordinator of Mixed Chamber Music, and harpsichord instructor. He received his training in harpsichord and Early Music performance at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and counts Hank Knox, Ketil Haugsand, Andrew Lawrence-King, and the late Bruce Haynes among his most influential mentors and teachers. Jason has performed as a soloist and with ensembles across the United States, Canada, and Europe, with notable appearances at the Boston Early Music Festival, York Early Music Festival (UK), and on the Dame Myra Hess International Concert Series at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Jason is a founding member of the award-winning period instrument ensemble Trio Speranza, and one of the Chicago area’s most sought-after early keyboard specialists. He is the principal keyboardist of the Bach Week Festival Orchestra, and frequently performs with the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Musicians, Bella Voce, and other respected ensembles in and around the Midwest. In addition to his teaching activities at DePaul, Jason is a regular member of the harpsichord and chamber music faculty for the Madison Bach Musicians Summer Workshop in Madison, Wisconsin, and has given guest clinics for students at Boston University and Adlai E. Stevenson High School. In his spare time, Jason loves cooking for family and friends, reading early American maritime and military history, and playing the Baroque triple harp.  

Updated June 15, 2021