jordan warmath, violin / viola

Violist JORDAN WARMATH received her DMA in Viola Performance from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 studying with Jonathan Moerschel and Helen Callus. She serves as principal violist for the Westlake Village Symphony and is a teaching artist for the Santa Barbara Symphony. She has appeared on stage with internationally acclaimed artists such as soprano Renée Fleming, the Takács Quartet, cellist Carter Brey, violinists Anne Akiko Meyers, Glenn Dicterow, and Gil Shaham, and pianists Emanuel Ax and Benjamin Grosvenor.

As a member of the University of California Santa Barbara Young Artists Piano Quartet she performed in master classes for Yo-Yo Ma, the Danish Quartet, and the Kronos Quartet. A passionate promoter of modern compositions, Dr. Warmath has premiered solo viola works by contemporary composers Charles Peck, Arthur Gotschalk, Joel Feigin, Hillary Purrington, Jennifer Dirkes, and Marc Evans at Rice University, the University of Texas at Austin, UCLA, and UCSB. As an advocate for modern viola literature, she continues to commission, seek, promote, and perform contemporary music as frequently as possible.