SARA MOORE – MUSIC SPECIALIST

Sara Moore earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Piano Performance from Appalachian State University and her Master of Music degree in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Although a piano major, she studied violin from middle school through college and knew that...

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LOW & LOWER

When not in full professor mode at UNCSA, cellist Brooks Whitehouse and bassist Paul Sharpe are Low & Lower, America’s #1-selling cello bass duo. This ensemble’s performances are a mash-up of artistry, virtuosity, and satire. With MacGyver-like determination they create, inspire and commission works using only the limited materials at hand...

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GAIL ANN SCHROEDER – viola da gamba

Gail Ann Schroeder studied viola da gamba performance at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Brussels, Belgium, with Wieland Kuijken, obtaining her First Prize and Higher Diploma, with distinction; and subsequently taught viola da gamba, pedagogy and directed the viol consort there from 1988 to 2002. Ms. Schroeder has performed extensively...

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JAAP TER LINDEN – cello/viola da gamba

(Leipzig Locals, 2/3/19, 2 pm) As one of the first early music specialists, Jaap ter Linden witnessed the very beginnings of many of the oldest and finest baroque ensembles as co-founder of Musica da Camera and principal cellist of Musica Antiqua Köln, The English Concert and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra....

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KATHIE STEWART – Traverso

(Leipzig Locals, 2/3/19 2 pm) Hailed as a virtuoso by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Kathie Stewart is a founding member and principal flute of Apollo’s Fire: The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. An advocate of the baroque flute as a mainstream instrument, Stewart serves as Teacher of Baroque Flute at the Cleveland...

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SARAH LODICO WINES – viola da gamba/cello

Sarah Lodico Wines is a performer on viola da gamba, early cello, and vielle. She completed her Masters of Music in viola da gamba at the Historical Performance Institute at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she studied with Wendy Gillespie. As an undergraduate at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, Sarah played and sang in...

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CHARLES WINES – Renaissance musician

Charles Wines is a versatile performer on early woodwinds including recorder, shawm, baroque oboe, dulcian, baroque bassoon, and historical bagpipes. He earned the Bachelor of Music degree in oboe at the University of Central Missouri, the Master of Music in historical oboes at Indiana University, and is currently finishing a...

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LAURA BYRNE – HARP

Laura Smithburg Byrne received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with the renowned harpist Alice Chalifoux. She began her teaching career at CIM in the preparatory division while in graduate school and began teaching at the college level upon receiving...

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ANDREW SIGLER – composer

Andrew Sigler’s (We the People, Nov 8, 2018, Winner of the Forecast Music Call For Scores 2017 –  Mallarme prize) music has been commissioned, performed, and awarded by the Wellesley Composers Conference, Composer’s Inc. Suzanne and Lee Ettelson award, Earplay Donald Aird Composers Competition, Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers,...

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CARL SCHIMMEL – composer

Praised by The New York Times as “vivid and dramatic,” the music of Carl Schimmel (premiere work – We the People, Nov 8, 2018) is dense with literary and musical references, often humorous, and combines intensity of expression with a structural rigor which is influenced in part by his mathematics...

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