2014-16 Artists Artists

Fiona Hughes, baroque violin

Violinist Fiona Hughes holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Cleveland Institute of Music.  A founding member of Three Notch’d Road, she is a versatile performer of both modern and baroque violin, appearing with North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, Washington Bach Consort, Boston Baroque, Duke Vespers Ensemble, the Richmond Symphony, and...READ MORE

Gesa Kordes, baroque violin

GESA KORDES performs with numerous chamber ensembles and Baroque Orchestras on both sides of the Atlantic, including the Washington Bach Consort, Ensemble Musical Offering, Muses’ Delight, Opera Lafayette, Ensemble Tra i Tempi, and the Rheinisches Barockorchester Bonn, as well as the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra. She has toured as soloist and chamber...READ MORE

Peter Lekx, baroque violin

BIBER BOWL, Feb 6-7 Peter Lekx, based in Montreal, Quebec, performs across Canada and the United States on Baroque violin & viola. He has been praised for his “moving and sensitively played” performances (Boston Musical Intelligencer), with “dazzling” violin playing full of “wit, elegance and verve” (Cleveland Classical). Mr. Lekx...READ MORE

David Wilson, baroque violin

BIBER BOWL Feb 6-7, 2016 David Wilson has performed extensively with period instrument ensembles in the United States and Europe, including Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, and Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, and as concertmaster with Jubilate Baroque Orchestra, the California Bach Society, Apollo Baroque Orchestra, the Dayton Bach Society,...READ MORE

Eric Stellrecht, piano

Eric Stellrecht joined the faculty of the East Carolina University School of Music in 2003, where he is the primary collaborative pianist in the Department of Vocal Studies. His work with ECU’s Opera Theater has thus far included musical preparation of Die Zauberflöte, Così fan tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro,...READ MORE

Doug Monroe, clarinet

Douglas Monroe is assistant professor of clarinet at East Carolina University, where he performs with the Coastal Winds woodwind quintet. Previously, he taught at North Dakota State University where he was a founding member of Trio Élan and the Red River Winds, and was principal clarinet with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony...READ MORE

Kathryn Mueller, soprano

Described as a singer ”who thoroughly captures the imagination,” soprano Kathryn Mueller appears with ensembles across the United States including the Phoenix Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, American Bach Soloists, Grand Rapids Symphony, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, Santa Fe Pro Musica, and Miami’s Firebird Orchestra. She collaborates as a guest...READ MORE

Julia Thompson, percussion

Percussionist Julia Thompson performs regularly with the North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Opera, Carolina Ballet, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, and Colorado MahlerFest. Locally, Julia has also appeared with New Music Raleigh, Carolina Brass, numerous touring shows, theater companies, and regional orchestras. She holds degrees from UNC-Greensboro (BA-Percussion Performance/Music History),...READ MORE

Gaspard Louis

Choreographer, was born and raised in Haiti. His experience includes being a dancer with the cutting-edge and internationally renowned Pilobolus Dance Theater. In addition to performing, touring, and teaching globally with Pilobolus, he collaborated on nine major dance works during this formative decade with the company. He has also choreographed for Freespace...READ MORE

Jennifer Curtis, violin

Violinist Jennifer Curtis navigates with personality and truth in every piece she performs. Her second solo concert in Carnegie Hall was described by the New York Times as “one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs,” and she was celebrated as “an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well...READ MORE