New Zealand-born keyboardist Jonathan Oddie is in demand across the United States as a soloist and collaborator on harpsichord, fortepiano and continuo organ. As a chamber musician, he has
performed for Gallery Concerts Seattle, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Oregon Bach Festival, Whidbey Island Music Festival, and Salish Sea Early Music Festival, and as a soloist with the
Northwest Sinfonietta and Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island. As an orchestral musician he performs regularly with the Seattle Symphony and the Portland Baroque Orchestra.
Mr. Oddie studied piano and harpsichord performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where his teachers included Elisabeth Wright, Jean-Louis Haguenauer and Edmund Battersby. He also holds a doctorate in musicology from the University of Oxford, where he researched the music of the English composer Orlando Gibbons and its relationship to 17th-century music theory. He has published articles and reviews in the journals Early Music and Historical Performance, and is the recipient of awards including a Performer's Certificate from Indiana University and a Frank Huntington Beebe Fellowship. In August 2021 he was appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Keyboards at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he teaches harpsichord, fortepiano and continuo playing.
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