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...
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...
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...
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