Jesse Morrison - Viola


Violist Jesse Morrison, a Toronto native, frequently performs with both the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. An alumnus of the New England Conservatory in Boston where he studied with Kim Kashkashian, Mr. Morrison made his solo debut in Jordan Hall with the school’s Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra after winning the concerto competition consecutively in 2017 and 2017. He is a recipient of the 2016 Sylva Gelber Award and an alumnus of festivals such as Yellow Barn, Kneisel Hall, the New York String Seminar, the Banff Centre and Domaine Forget. He has also participated as artist-in-residence at the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival in Boulder, CO, “Concerts in the Barn” in Quilcene, WA, and NEXUS Chamber Music in Chicago. Mr. Morrison is a former member of the Neruda and Arkadas string quartets. This September, Mr. Morrison will begin his first season with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.