Jessica Haddy is a freelance violinist in Southern California. She performs solo violin or with her piano and violin duo, guitar and violin duo, or harp and violin duo. Jessica plays events at the Montage Resort, Ritz Carlton, Surf and Sand, and the St. Regis Resorts in Laguna Niguel and Laguna Beach. She will take song requests for your special occasion and is trained to play classical, rock, pop tango, and gypsy music!!
Jessica has appeared in music videos with Elton John, Sheryl Crow, Sting, Il Divo and Randy Travis. She has made television appearances performing with Burt Bacharach for the Hollywood Tree Lighting Ceremony and performing with the Golden State Pops Orchestra at the Dorthy Chandler Pavalion. From 2005 to 2007, she was the violinist for the musical stage production of Quadrophenia written by Pete Townsend of The Who. Performances were held at the Redondo Beach Arts Center, Avalon Theater in Hollywood, and SIR Studios.
Jessica performed at the Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles with special guest conductor, Michael Tilson Thomas and assistant conductor to the L.A. Phil, Joana Careiro . That same year she performed with the Debut Symphony at the Reagan Library for George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush, and former First Lady Nancy Reagan.
Jessica currently has a private violin/viola studio in Laguna Beach. Jessica is still freelancing and performing solo violin, violin guitar duo, and violin piano duo.
She and her husband formed a musical duo, Haddy. The violin and guitar duo were the featured performers at the New York Coffee and Tea festival in New York City and the opening of the Old Pottery Place in Laguna Beach. They have performed at different venues throughout Southern California playing for various events. Currently they are working on recording and writing music together.
Jessica has performed with her pianist Deborah Glass for the past eight years. Deborah is a local accompanist for soloists from the Pacific Symphony and Laguna Tunes. She is the ambassador for the Laguna Beach Class Act Program and is the Strings Teacher at Laguna Beach High School. Deborah also has a private piano studio in Laguna Beach. Together, Jessica and Deborah performed at the Montage Resort, Ritz Carlton, Surf and Sand Resort. In 2008 and 2009 the city of Laguna Beach featured the HADDYGLASS DUO in the Sunset Serenades Concert Series. Together their music repertoire ranges from classical, gypsy, tango, and rock music. From 2008 to 2010, Jessica and Deborah were the house musicians at La Casa Del Camino on Friday and Saturday nights, performing from 6p.m. to 10p.m.