2014-16 Artists Artists

Alma Coefman, flute

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Alma Coefman has performed and taught the flute in Argentina, Italy, Japan, Canada, and the United States.  She was a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires (Colón Theatre), the Youth Orchestra of the National Radio of Argentina, the Orchestra of the Catholic University,...READ MORE

Alejandro Rutty, composer, piano, bass guitar

Alejandro Rutty’s compositional output includes orchestral, chamber and mixed-media music, arrangements of Argentine traditional music, and innovative outreach musical projects. A unique feature of Rutty’s music is its affection for textures suggested by modern recording processing techniques, and the use of Tango – a genre he performs as a pianist-and...READ MORE

Lorena Guillén, soprano

Lorena Guillén has been described as a “delicate soprano” by The Washington-Post, The Classical Voice of North Carolina has said that “(she) produces a notably Latin sound, rich and full of expression””sheer perfection” and The Buffalo News has commented about her tango performances in the following terms: “… sung with...READ MORE

Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flute

Hailed for her breathtaking technical skill, intoxicating musicality and deep interpretational understanding, flutist Debra Reuter-Pivetta enjoys a diverse career as soloist, chamber artist, orchestral player, and teacher. A winner in the 1999 Concert Artists Guild Competition, she was the first ever recipient of the Community Concerts Performance Prize. Her other...READ MORE

Sheila A. Browne, viola

A dynamic and versatile artist with American and Irish citizenship, violist Sheila Browne has concertized in many of the world’s major halls as soloist, chamber musician, and as principal of several orchestras, including the Juilliard, Mainz, Freiburg, German-French, and Madrid’s Queen Sofia chamber orchestras; the Kiev Philharmonic; and the New...READ MORE

Jacqueline Bartlett, harp

Jacquelyn Bartlett was born in Detroit, Michigan where she was surrounded with music since her beginning.  Her mother, Mary Bartlett, is a noted harpist, arranger, composer and teacher and Jacquelyn began her musical studies at an early age with her mother. After continued studies with world renowned harpists, Carlos Salzedo...READ MORE

David Kirkland Garner, composer

David Kirkland Garner writes music for a variety of ensembles and occasions including chamber, orchestral, electro-acoustic, and vocal works. Most often, D.K. Garner draws on the music of the American South as inspiration, focusing on performance, specifically style, technique, tuning, and timbre, rather than the tunes themselves. He is interested...READ MORE

Paige Whitley-Bauguess/ Stage Director – SERSE

Baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess interprets, recreates, and performs Baroque theatre dance in venues all over the world as a soloist and with her dance partner Thomas Baird. 2009-2010 performance highlights included a new program created with Thomas Baird for REBEL titled Harlequin Unmasked and a solo program performed with Atlanta...READ MORE

Kelly Nivison Roudabush

Kelly Nivison Roudabush performs with the Durham Symphony on flute and piccolo, performs regularly with the Fayetteville Symphony, and on traverso, she performs with the Raleigh Camerata, North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, and the Catawba River Baroque. She teaches flute, clarinet, saxophone, and piano privately, and has previously served as the...READ MORE

Barbara Weiss, harpsichord and organ

Barbara Weiss, harpsichord, teaches at the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute and at both the Indiana University Recorder Performers Seminar and the Indiana University Recorder Academy. Previously she was on the faculties of the Oberlin Conservatory, the University of Minnesota and Concordia College while serving as music director of Ex-Machina. Ms....READ MORE