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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Nicholas DiEugenio, violin

Praised for his “invigorating, silken” playing and “mysterious atmosphere” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) and as an “evocative” violinist (New York Times), Nicholas DiEugenio leads a versatile life as performer, collaborator, and teacher, in music from Biber to Carter and beyond. DiEugenio and pianist Mimi Solomon perform as a duo in the US and...

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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...

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Allison Edberg Nyquist, violin and viola

Allison Edberg Nyquist’s violin playing has been described by The Chicago Sun Times as “impeccable, with unerring intonation and an austere beauty.” She is concertmaster of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and a member of Ensemble Voltaire, The Vivaldi Project, and Baroque Band (Chicago). She performs frequently with Chatham Baroque and...

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Kelly Nivison, baroque flute

Kelly Nivison 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 adjunct...

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Jacqueline Nappi, harpsichord and organ

Residing in Durham, North Carolina, keyboardist Jacqueline Nappi is the Minister of Music at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and holds a Master of Music degree in Harpsichord from SUNY Stony Brook. She performs with Duke Vespers Ensemble, Mallarmé Chamber Players, and has had the privilege of performing solo works by Francois Couperin and Jean-Philippe...

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