2018-19 Artist Artists

SALOME SANDOVAL – guitar, lute, voice

Salomé Sandoval sings and plays lutes, as well as early and classical guitars. A native of Venezuela, she holds a Graduate Performance Diploma in Early Music voice and lute thanks to a scholarship awarded by Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA. She also completed a Master’s in Arts with...READ MORE

JANET SUNG – VIOLIN

(Bohemian Rhapsodies – September 22, 2018) Violinist Janet Sung enjoys an acclaimed international career as a virtuoso soloist, recognized for her intense, exhilarating performances, and by her signature lustrous, burnished tone. Hailed by The Washington Post for her “riveting” playing and “exquisite tone”, her playing possesses the rare blend of...READ MORE

JACQUELYN 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

NICHOLAS DIEUGENIO – violin

(Leipzig Locals, 2/3/19 2 pm) Praised for the “rapturous poetry” in his playing (American Record Guide) and as an “excellent” and “evocative” violinist (New York Times), Nicholas DiEugenio leads a versatile performing life as a chamber musician, leader, and soloist in music ranging from early baroque to current commissions. In...READ MORE

BARBARA WEISS – harpsichord and organ

Barbara Weiss (British Baroque-ish, 5/30/19) has diverse musical experiences ranging from performing and recording classical Cambodian music to directing a Baroque opera company, to chairing a university early music program. She has served on the faculty of Oberlin Conservatory and the Peabody Institute, as well the Universities of Minnesota and...READ MORE

Stephanie Vial, baroque cello

Stephanie Vial, cellist,  (British Baroque-ish, 5/30/19) is the Assistant Director of the Vivaldi Project. A sought-after chamber musician and soloist, Vial has performed with many of North America’s period instrument ensembles including such groups as Quebec’s Les Violons du Roy, the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and the Apollo Ensemble. She has...READ MORE

ELAINE FUNARO – harpsichord

(Leipzig Locals, 2/3/19 2 pm) Harpsichordist Elaine Funaro is “regarded as one of the leading performers of new music for harpsichord” (Classical Music: The Essential Listening Companion).  She is a popular presence at contemporary and early music festivals around the world, and was the first, now past, president of the...READ MORE

Nate Leyland

NATHAN LEYLAND – CELLO

(Bohemian Rhapsodies, September 22, 2018) Nathan Leyland, born in Butler, Pennsylvania, later moved to Lynchburg, Virginia and began his cello studies in the public schools at the age of nine. After moving to Ohio he began studies with Richard Bell, associate principal cellist with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and in...READ MORE

SUZANNE ROUSSO – VIOLA, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Suzanne Rousso was trained at the Curtis Institute of Music, The Eastman School and the New England Conservatory, earning Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in viola performance. Some of her teachers included Eugene Becker, Max Aronoff, Heidi Castleman and Walter Trampler. In her early career she held orchestral positions...READ MORE