Historical Artists Artists

Matvey Lapin, baroque violin

A sought-after violinist Matvey Lapin enjoys his free-lance career both as an orchestra musician as well as chamber and solo artist. While frequently collaborating with Indianapolis Baroque, Fort Wayne Symphony Orchestras, Mr Lapin’s solo and chamber collaborations include many distinguished artists, among which are Stanly Ritchie, Nigel North, Joshua Bell,...READ MORE

Martha Perry, baroque violin

Martha Perry performs on Baroque violin and viola. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana. Her playing has been called “ideally realized…taut and loaded with nuance” by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Ms. Perry performs with many U.S. period instrument ensembles including the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, the Washington Bach Consort,...READ MORE

Kirsten Swanson, baroque violin

Violinist and violist Kirsten Swanson is currently a member of the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra and the Madison Park String Quartet and was Assistant  Principal viola with the Charlotte Symphony from 2005-2007. Most recently  she completed a one-year position with the North Carolina Symphony. She has participated in music festivals...READ MORE

Paul Sharpe, bass

Paul Sharpe is the Artist-Teacher of Double Bass at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and is active internationally as an orchestral and chamber musician and as a soloist. Recent performances and engagements have taken him all over the world, including recitals and masterclasses at Orfeo Music...READ MORE

Brooks Whitehouse, cello

UNCSA faculty cellist Brooks Whitehouse has performed and taught throughout the US and abroad, holding Artists-in-Residence positions at SUNY Stony Brook, the Guild Hall in East Hampton, NY, the University of Virginia and The Tanglewood Music Center. As founding members of The Guild Trio Whitehouse and his wife, violinist Janet...READ MORE

Amy Brucksch, guitar

(eHarmonious) Classical guitarist Amy Brucksch performs throughout the Southeast as a soloist and with eclectic ensembles, celebrating the rich heritage of the classical guitar and in new collaborations with world-­‐renowned musicians, exploring musical connections with traditions as diverse as Celtic fiddlers, Baroque harpsichordists and African percussionists, sometimes all within the...READ MORE

Kate Steinbeck, flute

(eHarmonious) Kate Steinbeck has distinguished herself across the US and abroad as a unique interpreter, passionate teacher and innovative music producer with repertoire that ranges from Bach to Balinese. Kate is the creator and director of Pan Harmonia, a chamber music collective based in Asheville, North Carolina. Pan Harmonia brings...READ MORE

David Hartman, narrator

(American Mavericks) David Hartman was born on May 19, 1935, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. As the son of German immigrants, David Hartman grew up singing and playing a number of musical instruments. His father was a Methodist minister who turned to ad agency sales to better support the family. The...READ MORE

Fred Jacobowitz, clarinet

(American Mavericks) Fred Jacobowitz, received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School, where he studied with the late Leon Russianoff. He made is New York début at Carnegie Recital Hall (now Weill Hall) as winner of the Artists International Competition. He was a featured soloist on radio stations...READ MORE

Dovid Friedlander

Dovid Friedlander, violin

(American Mavericks) Dovid Friedlander, has been a member of the North Carolina Symphony as Associate Concertmaster since 2005. He previously held a position in the Columbus Symphony and was the Assistant Concertmaster of the San Antonio Symphony. He has also played with the Boston Symphony at the Tanglewood Music Festival,...READ MORE