Artists

Steven Soph

Steven Soph

A “superb vocal soloist” (The Washington Post) with “impressive clarity and color” (The New York Times), tenor Steven Soph performs concert repertoire spanning the Renaissance to modern day. In 2023-’24, Steven debuted with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra in Handel’s...

Andrea Zomorodian

Andrea Zomorodian

Originally from Seattle, Andrea Zomorodian is an active concertizing soprano based in LA performing across the US and abroad. She focuses on oratorio, early music, and studio singing. As an emerging early music specialist, she is lauded for her warm tone,...

Brett Walfish

Brett Walfish

Violist Dr. Brett Walfish, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Rushmore Music Festival, is a distinguished figure in the realm of classical music. Known for his expressive and charismatic performances, Conductor David Effron has praised his warm sound, describing...

Edmund Milly

Edmund Milly

Bass-Baritone Edmund Milly is sought after for his “annunciatory power” (New York Times), “perfect diction” (Los Angeles Times), and distinctive “delicacy and personal warmth” (Boston Classical Review). As a soloist, he has recently performed with the Oregon Bach...

James Reese

James Reese

James Reese's singing has been praised for its “intensity and sensitivity…spirituality and eloquence.” He is a frequently sought tenor soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout North America. He collaborates often with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra,...

Elisa Sutherland

Elisa Sutherland

Mezzo-soprano Elisa Sutherland gives detailed, stylistic performances of early and new music with “soul-infused expressiveness and unselfconscious joie de vivre.” Highlights from this upcoming season include a performance of Jacquet de la Guerre’s Judith with TENET...

Sarah Brailey

Sarah Brailey

Born in southwestern Wisconsin, Sarah Brailey grew up on a farm overlooking the Mississippi River with horses, goats, geese, and all manner of feline and canine companions. Her mother–an amateur Bach-obsessed pianist and organist turned nurse and her father, a...

Jeff Vick

Jeff Vick

Jeffrey H. Vick received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from The University of Arizona (1989) where he studied with Gary D. Cook, and a Master of Education in Music degree from Montana State University (1991) with Dan Moore.  Other percussion teachers have...

Adam Collins

Adam Collins

Dr. Adam Collins enjoys an international career as a chamber and orchestral cellist. He has performed in orchestras across the United States, Canada, and Korea, having recently served as the principal cellist of l’Orchestre de la Francophonie, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, and...

Perry Sutton

Perry Sutton

Perry Sutton, trumpet, leads a musically diverse life, performing in baroque, orchestral, chamber, and commercial settings with equal dexterity. His early music credits include: Apollo’s Fire, New York Baroque Inc., Trinity Baroque, La Fiocco, Bach@7, and Clarion...

Reynaldo Patiño

Reynaldo Patiño

Reynaldo Patiño, viola, has performed with prominent Dallas-Fort Worth early music ensembles such as Denton Bach Players,  Denton Bach Society, Dallas Bach Society, along with other groups such as Mountainside Baroque (Cumberland, MD), and most recently with the...

Anna Okada

Anna Okada

Violinist Anna Okada holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Whitman College and a Performer Diploma in Early Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied with Stanley Ritchie. Anna has performed with period ensembles around the...

Loy Koch

Loy Koch

Loy Koch is a Montana native and, for the most part, a locally grown musician. She started playing the violin in her school’s orchestra at age ten and joined the Billings Symphony five years later. She earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Montana State...

Rachel Fellows-Schnackel

Rachel Fellows-Schnackel

Violinist Rachel Fellows-Schnackel has performed across the United States with ensembles such as the Memphis Symphony, Nashville Symphony, North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra as Associate Concertmaster, and Tupelo Ballet as Concertmaster. While studying for her...

Caroline Giassi

Caroline Giassi

Caroline Giassi was born and raised in New York City where she began her musical training at a very early age on a Cracker Jack box as a violin. She eventually graduated to a real, wooden instrument and later switched to the oboe. While pursuing her undergraduate...

Jerry Fuller

Jerry Fuller

Jerry Fuller began studying the double bass at age 16 and was invited to join the Lyric Opera of Chicago three years later. Within two years he was promoted to Assistant Principal of the double bass section and has performed with the Santa Fe Opera, Musikkollegium...

Curtis Foster

Curtis Foster

Curtis Foster, Baroque oboe and recorder, whose playing has been praised for its "brilliantly introverted charm" (Seattle Times), has appeared with many of North America's most respected early music ensembles, including Tafelmusik, Handel & Haydn Society, Les...

Phoebe Carrai

Phoebe Carrai

Phoebe Carrai, a native Bostonian, completed her post-graduate studies in Austria with Nikolaus Harnencourt, after studying with Lawrence Lesser and  receiving her B.M. and M.M. at New England Conservatory of Music. She became a member of Musica Antiqua Köln in 1982,...

Michael Unterman

Michael Unterman

​Michael Unterman enjoys a varied musical career as a chamber musician, orchestral cellist, and concert producer. He is newly a core member and co-principal cellist of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in Toronto and continues to be a member of the self-directed string...

Chris Norman

Chris Norman

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chris developed an early passion for traditional Maritime, Celtic and French Canadian music. As a performer and composer, he is a champion and standard-bearer for these forms while simultaneously exploring their boundaries and fusing them...

Maureen Murchie

Maureen Murchie

Maureen Murchie performs on modern and baroque violin and viola across the US as well as in China, Japan, and Europe. She is Concertmaster of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Handel and Haydn Society. Recent engagements include Trinity...

Adam Cockerham

Adam Cockerham

Early music artist Adam Cockerham specializes in theorbo, lute and baroque guitar. Beginning his performance career as a classical guitarist, he then gravitated toward historical plucked strings, preferring the collaborative opportunities of chamber music from the...

Mace Perlman

Mace Perlman

Mace Perlman is a classically-trained mime and actor, who studied and performed under Marcel Marceau in Paris, and later under Giorgio Strehler at his Piccolo Teatro in Milan. The recipient of Stanford University’s Robert M. Golden Award for combining excellence in...

Keiran Campbell

Keiran Campbell

Keiran Campbell was drawn to the cello after he stumbled across one in his grandmother’s basement and was baffled by its size. Once he turned 8, he began taking lessons- on a much smaller cello- in his native Greensboro, North Carolina.  After studying extensively...

Jihye Sung

Jihye Sung

Violinist Jihye Sung enjoys her versatile career as a chamber musician collaborating with artists in various musical styles. Ms. Sung made her solo debut at the age of 14 performing the Lalo Violin Concerto as a winner of the Korea and America National Music...

Sylvia Leith

Sylvia Leith

Sylvia Leith, mezzo-soprano, is a soloist and consort singer praised for her “plangent” and “creamy” tone and “stirring” delivery (Washington Classical Review, Cultural Voice of North Carolina). She has appeared as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,...

Adaiha MacAdam-Somer

Adaiha MacAdam-Somer

Multi-instrumentalist Adaiha MacAdam-Somer is highly sought after as a teacher, chamber, and orchestral musician across the United States and Europe. She splits her time and passion equally between cello, baroque cello, and all branches of the viola da gamba family....

Kevin Payne

Kevin Payne

Kevin Payne is active as a recitalist, accompanist, and continuo player. Recent ensemble work includes performances with Tempesta di Mare, il Giardino d’Amore, New York City Opera, Juilliard415, Artek, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Yale Schola Cantorum, and Hesperus,...

Elizabeth Motter

Elizabeth Motter

Elizabeth Motter is an accomplished and versatile harpist whose performances have taken her from coast to coast in the United States as well as to Europe and Asia. Highlights include concerts with Singapore Symphony, Spoleto Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Peninsula...

Vicki Boeckman

Vicki Boeckman

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Vicki was introduced to the recorder while studying flute at California State University, Northridge. In 1981, she moved to Denmark to continue her studies with Eva Legêne, Marion Verbruggen and Walter van Hauwe. She taught at...

Kathryn Montoya

Kathryn Montoya

Kathryn Montoya appears with a variety of orchestral and chamber music ensembles including the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Tafelmusik, the Wiener Akademie, Pacific Musicworks, and Apollo’s Fire among others. She received her degrees at Oberlin Conservatory...

Andrew McIntosh

Andrew McIntosh

Andrew McIntosh is a Grammy-nominated violinist, violist, composer, and baroque violinist who teaches at the California Institute of the Arts, with a wide swath of musical interests ranging from historical performance practice of the Baroque era to improvisation,...

Jeffrey Grossman

Jeffrey Grossman

Keyboardist and conductor Jeffrey Grossman specializes in vital, engaging performances of music of the past, through processes that are intensely collaborative and historically informed. As the artistic director of the acclaimed baroque ensemble the Sebastians, in...

Beth Vanderborgh

Beth Vanderborgh

Cellist Beth Vanderborgh enjoys a diverse career as chamber musician, soloist, and pedagogue, performing in multiple styles, from the Baroque to contemporary, earning critical acclaim: “Sparkling Technique,” (L’Est Republicain, France), “Wow! Great Stuff,” (The...

Ian Pritchard

Ian Pritchard

Ian Pritchard, harpsichordist, organist, and musicologist, is a specialist in early music and historical keyboard practices. As a continuo player he has performed with the Academy of Ancient Music, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Los Angeles...

Janet See

Janet See

Janet See first encountered the one-key baroque flute in 1971 while studying its modern counterpart at Oberlin Conservatory. Ever since then, her passion for the warmth of tone and expressivity of the instrument has defined her path as a musician. After graduate...

Anna O’Connell

Anna O’Connell

“Beautifully sung” and “masterfully played” (Cleveland Classical) are just some of the accolades soprano and harpist Anna O’Connell has received performing in Cleveland, Ohio, while working on her doctorate of musical arts at Case Western Reserve University. Anna is...

Manami Mizumoto

Manami Mizumoto

New York born Manami Mizumoto started her lifelong relationship with music at age 3 on the violin. Early exposure to chamber music sparked in her a devoted love of collaboration. This led to a fascination with performing contemporary music and working with living...

Angella Ahn

Angella Ahn

Violinist Angella Ahn has had an extensive career, performing in over 30 countries and in every state in the U.S. As a member of the Ahn Trio, she has played in venues as diverse as the White House, the Jazz Dock in Prague, Buenos Aires’ Teatro Colon, Vienna’s...

Pico Alt

Pico Alt

Born and raised in New York City, Pico Alt entered Julliard's pre-college division when she was ten years old and continued on to the college division where she received her Bachelor of Music degree under the guidance of Sally Thomas and Ann Setzer. She gave her first...

David Greenberg

David Greenberg

For three decades, David has enjoyed a double career as a Baroque violinist and Cape Breton fiddler. His fluency and experience in these two genres makes him uniquely qualified to interpret the wild music of 18th-century Scotland. David is a graduate of Indiana...

Arwen Myers

Arwen Myers

Praised for her “crystalline tone and delicate passagework” (San Francisco Chronicle), soprano Arwen Myers captivates audiences with her timeless artistry and exquisite interpretations. Transmitting a warmth and “deep poignancy” (Palm Beach Arts Paper) onstage, Arwen...

Genevieve Trygstad-Burke

Genevieve Trygstad-Burke

Genevieve Trygstad-Burke is a fitness trainer, professional dancer, choreographer and model. She is currently the Co-Artistic Director of Raison D’être Dance Project, the founder of Booty By G, and a ballet instructor at Bozeman Dance Academy. She is a former trainer...

Rachel Podger

Rachel Podger

Rachel Podger, “the unsurpassed British glory of the baroque violin” (The Times), has established herself as a leading interpreter of the Baroque and Classical music periods. She was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Royal Academy of Music/Kohn Foundation...

Aaron Sheehan

Aaron Sheehan

Aaron Sheehan regularly performs in the United States, South America, and Europe. Known especially for his singing of the French Baroque, he also enjoys a reputation as a first rate interpreter of the works of Bach, Handel and Mozart and sang the title role in Boston...

Gabe Shuford

Gabe Shuford

Gabe Shuford is the recipient of the 2011 Baron Prize from Stony Brook University, and top prize at the 2007 Mae and Irving Jurow International Harpsichord Competition. He is a member of Repast Baroque Ensemble and has performed with A Far Cry, The Chamber Music...

Andrew McIntosh

Andrew McIntosh

Andrew McIntosh is a composer, violinist, violist, and baroque violinist who teaches at the California Institute of the Arts, with musical interests covering a broad spectrum including historical performance practice, improvisation, microtonal tuning systems,...

Julie Gosswiller

Julie Gosswiller

One of Julie Gosswiller’s greatest passions in life is making music with other musicians, and for that she is in high demand. Ms. Gosswiller has collaborated with many of her colleagues at Montana State University and with renowned musicians such as soprano Elizabeth...

Caroline Nicolas

Caroline Nicolas

Acclaimed cellist/gambist Caroline Nicolas enjoys an active and multifaceted career as one of the outstanding performers of music from the Renaissance to the Romantic eras. Noted for her “eloquent artistry and rich, vibrant sound” (Gainesville Times), she has been...

Athena Carson

Athena Carson

Athena Carson recently graduated from Montana State University with a BA in music, where she has studied composition and orchestration with Eric Funk and counterpoint with Dr. Greg Young. She also studied composition with Dr. Young while in high school. Athena plays...

Lindsey Strand-Polyak

Lindsey Strand-Polyak

Praised for her “rococo gracefulness”, Lindsey Strand-Polyak is active throughout the West Coast as a baroque violinist and violist. Nationally, she performs with ensembles such as the American Bach Soloists,  Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Pacific MusicWorks and Bach...

William Skeen

William Skeen

William Skeen serves as Principal Cellist with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, the American Bach Soloists, and Voices of Music. He is a founding member of the New Esterházy Quartet, the Cantata Collective, and La Monica. William taught baroque cello and viola da gamba...

Valencia Baryton Project

Valencia Baryton Project

The Valencia Baryton Project was formed by colleagues from the opera of the Palau de les Arts and the Orchestre Nationale Montpellier with the vision of performing the nearly 160 works written by Franz Joseph Haydn as well as compositions by other composers, both...

Reginald Mobley

Reginald Mobley

Particularly noted for his “shimmering voice, a voice which also allows lucid and pure levels” (BachTrack), countertenor Reginald Mobley is highly sought after for baroque, classical and modern repertoire. Reginald leads a very prolific career in the United States,...

Elliot Figg

Elliot Figg

Elliot Figg is a keyboardist, conductor and composer from Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of the Historical Performance Program at The Juilliard School where he studied harpsichord with Kenneth Weiss. He has also studied with Arthur Haas at the Yale School of Music....

Julie Andrijeski

Julie Andrijeski

Julie Andrijeski is celebrated as a performer, scholar, and teacher of early music and dance. She has been recognized for her “invigorating verve and imagination” (Washington Post), “fiery and poetic depth” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), and “velvety, consistently...

Tascha Anderson

Tascha Anderson

Praised by Opera News as "a warm, elegant mezzo,” Tascha Anderson originally hails from Montana and has also been esteemed as “emotionally rich,” “a brassy mezzo with flair,” and a “dusk-edged mezzo.” Next up, Ms. Anderson will make her debut with the Oratorio Society...

Annabeth Shirley

Annabeth Shirley

Cellist Annabeth Shirley, a native Oregonian, has performed across the US and Europe with ensembles including Portland Baroque Orchestra, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Nederlandse Bachvereniging, and Le Concert d’Apollon. She has...

Joanna Blendulf

Joanna Blendulf

Joanna Blendulf has performed and recorded with leading period instrument ensembles throughout the United States and abroad.  She is currently co-principal cellist and principal viola da gamba player of the Portland Baroque Orchestra and has also performed as...

Davina Clarke

Davina Clarke

Recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, Davina Clarke is fast establishing herself as a violinist of the highest calibre. She plays regularly with some of the UK’s most highly regarded period ensembles - the English Baroque Soloists, Orchestre...

Dark Horse Consort

Dark Horse Consort

The early music ensemble Dark Horse Consort is dedicated to unearthing the majestic late Renaissance and early Baroque repertoire for brass instruments.  Inspired by the bronze horse statues in Venice’s famed St. Mark’s Basilica, the ensemble attempts to recreate the...

Paul Dwyer

Paul Dwyer

Paul Dwyer brings to life everything from brand new works by young composers to early music on historical instruments.  He has been prize-winner of numerous competitions, and is the recipient of the Javits Fellowship and Presser Award.  He has appeared as soloist and...

Erin Hanke

Erin Hanke

Erin Hanke holds a doctorate in historical music from SUNY Stony Brook where she was teaching assistant to Arthur Haas and recipient of a full Staller scholarship. Her doctoral paper considered the setting of Johann Sebastian Bach’s chorale “Ich habe genug” within...

Nate Helgesen

Nate Helgesen

Nate Helgeson is in demand in the United States and abroad as a modern and historical bassoonist. He is a founding memberof period instrument ensembles on both coasts, including SacroProfano, Grand Harmonie, and New Vintage Baroque. Nate also appears regularly with...

Carrie Krause

Carrie Krause

Violinist Carrie Krause’s “elegant, sparkling performance brought audience cheers” ‐Seattle Post Intelligencer. Raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, Carrie Krause performs as baroque violinist with ensembles across the country and on numerous international series. Carrie was...

John Lenti

John Lenti

John Lenti, described by the Seattle Times as "a joy to behold," is regularly beheld playing lute, theorbo, and baroque guitar with lots of orchestras, choirs, and opera companies on both coasts of the United States, as well as in the interior, non-coastal part, and a...

Ingrid Matthews

Ingrid Matthews

Called “one of the lights on early music’s international circuit” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Ingrid Matthews won first prize in the prestigious Erwin Bodky International Competition for Early Music in 1989 before co-founding the Seattle Baroque Orchestra in 1994;...

Tawnya Popoff

Tawnya Popoff

Canadian violist Tawnya Popoff enjoys an exciting and versatile international career. In addition to being principal violist with the Vancouver Opera (BC) since 2007, she is a member of the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (TX), the Walden School Players (NH) and a...

Adriane Post

Adriane Post

Adriane Post's baroque violin playing has been described as “exquisite” by The New York Times. Sought after as leader, collaborator and soloist in ensembles across the US, she is a founding member of ACRONYM Ensemble and Diderot String Quartet, concertmaster of the...

Julia Slovarp

Julia Slovarp

Dr. Julia Slovarp is the Cello Professor at Montana State University. An active musician, she frequently presents chamber programs and performs with the Intermountain Opera Company, Montana Ballet Company, Bozeman Symphony Orchestra, and Big Sky Classical Music...

Sarah Stone

Sarah Stone

A curiosity in the cultural background behind the music she plays led Sarah Stone to baroque cello and viola da gamba. This season, Sarah performs around the country with Seraphic Fire, Washington National Cathedral, House of Time, New York Baroque Incorporated, The...