PCSO's principal strings come together to perform Dvořák, Borodin, Nicole Buetti and more! Choose how you want to watch: View us on Facebook and be sure and hit the share button as a fantastic way to help the stream reach more people! Or you can also cast our performance to your own TV with YouTube.
Principal Violin II
Jody Morrissette joined the Portland Columbia Symphony as principal second violin in 2002. Prior to moving to Portland, she played professionally in Sacramento, Los Angeles, Topeka, and New York. Originally from Buffalo, Ms. Morrissette holds degrees in music and music therapy. As a board certified music therapist, she has worked in pediatric intensive care, oncology, Alzheimer care, special education, and music theater for adults with disabilities. With violin in hand, previous memorable experiences include the honor of a duet performance with Isaac Stern, the eccentric world of studio recording in Hollywood, theater and opera orchestras, chamber groups, radio, schools, movie soundtracks, playing Irish tunes on the roof of the car in traffic jams, and of course family weddings. When not performing, Jody enjoys exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her family.
Jody Morrissette’s chair is sponsored by Linda & Richard Luce and Joanne Wakeland.