Jaycee Cardoso, age 19, is a Sophmore at the Manhattan School of Music. He has been playing the violin since he was 6 years old, and has won many awards competitions, and seated first in various orchestras and festivals. He has spent the past few summers traveling with NYO-USA playing in Miami and Carnegie Hall with some of the best young musicians in the country, as well as Spain with the New York Youth Symphony. He regularly performs at Carnegie Hall, and has played at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre, the New World Center in Miami, Steinway Hall NYC, The Long Island Tilles Center, and Symphony Space. Jaycee particularly loves playing in pit orchestras, and has played in productions of Sweeney Todd, Hairspray, Aida, Annie, and Mary Poppins. He is currently a principal for the New York Youth Symphony, and studies with soloist Kelly Hall-Tompkins. Jaycee has loved every minute of his journey with Pursuing JC. They have given him a broader perspective of music-making and worshipping. He hopes to pursue a career in music performance and arts administration.
Agency: Pursuing JC