Ayisha Elisabeth Moss began her violin studies at the age of 13, and since then music has been an essential part of her life.
Ayisha has performed in renowned music festivals throughout the world, such as, LyricaFest Chamber Music Festival in Chatham New Jersey; North Carolina Chamber Music Institute in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Festival de la Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil de las Américas in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance: Music in the Valley in Mizra, Israel; Stamford International Music Festival in Stamford, England; Seminario de Master Class y Perfeccionamiento Técnico Avanzado de Violín de La Academia Latinoamericana de Violín y la Fundación Simón Bolívar in Mérida, Venezuela; The Panama Jazz Festival in Panama City, Panama, Festival Internacional de Música Centro Universitario Adventista de Sao Paulo, in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Festival Internacional de Música em Maranguape, in Maranguape, Brasil; Festival Internacional Música na Serra in Lages, Brasil; and Festival Internacional Música no Pampa, in Bagé, Brasil.
She has also received master classes from great artists, among them are Pamela Frank, Masumi Per Rostad, Roger Tapping, Lawrence Dutton, Sergio Assad, José Francisco del Castillo, Sven Arne Tepl, Yehonatan Berick, Nava Milo, Michael Gaisler, Andrew Smith, Victor Correa Cruz, and Diego Tornelli.
As an orchestral musician she has held leadership positions the University of New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, the Puerto Rico Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, the Eastern Youth Orchestra, the Southern Virginia University Orchestra, and the University Shenandoah Symphony Orchestra. She has also played on numerous occasions with the Puerto Rico Philharmonic Orchestra Arturo Somohano.
As a pedagog, Aysha has worked as a violin teacher and sectional leader in Música 100x35 y el Sistema de Orquestas y Coros Juveniles e Infantiles de Puerto Rico. She has also been on the string faculty at The Panama Jazz Festival since 2011. As a Suzuki teacher, she has worked as a private and group class teacher in programs such as Kids and Music in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the Suzuki Lab School at the University of New Mexico.
Ayisha graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Violin Performance and Violin Pedagogy at the University of New Mexico, where she is the recipient of the Abraham Franck String Quartet Assistantship.