Ellye Walsh, flute

Ellye Walsh joined the Mallarmé Chamber Players in 2015 first as a flutist and later as Development and Marketing Manager. Ellye received a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University in 2013, and her Bachelor of Music from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2011. From 2009-2010, she studied abroad in Vienna, Austria,...

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Ramon Ortiz, percussion

The musical education of Ramon Ortiz began amongst family at home in the Dominican Republic. Although Ramon did not begin playing percussion and drum set until he was 19 years old, he was able to study at the Conservatorio Nacional and shortly thereafter began playing professionally in Santo Domingo. Several...

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Eric Hirsh

Eric Hirsh, piano

Eric Hirsh is a jazz pianist, composer, and technologist whose mission is to use collaboration as a space for bringing out the best in artists so that they in turn might reach and encourage interactive listeners through their performances. Hirsh performs regularly as a member of jazz/hip hop quartet The...

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Elizabeth Phelps, violin

Elizabeth Phelps is currently the Principal Second Violin of the North Carolina Symphony. She received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with Paul Kantor and Stephen Rose. While in school she joined the Canton Symphony under Gerhardt Zimmermann, acting as principal second...

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Anthony Harvey, theorbo

Anthony Harvey (theorbo, lute) enjoys a varied career performing regularly as both a soloist and continuo player. He is the Artistic Director for Middleburg Musick and the AGAR Chamber Music Series, which presents concerts of Early Music in Virginia and co-directs the Musicum Collegium at James Madison University. He currently...

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Andy Bonner, baroque violin

Andrew Bonner, baroque violin, is an adjunct violin teacher at Duke University. Andrew grew up in Durham and studied with Duke String School founder Dorothy Kitchen and Ciompi Quartet member Eric Pritchard, and was a 1999 winner of the Durham Symphony’s Young Artists Competition. His education continued with a B.M....

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Eric Pritchard, baroque violin

Eric Pritchard, who joined the Ciompi Quartet in 1995, was formerly the First Violinist of the Alexander and Oxford Quartet and has taught at Miami University, San Francisco State University, City University of New York, and the North Carolina School of the Arts. Pritchard has performed as concerto soloist with...

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Joey O’Donnell, baroque viola

Joey O’Donnell, baroque violin and viola, lives in central North Carolina where he has been performing and teaching for the last eight years.  In recent history he has performed with Seraphic Fire, the nationally-acclaimed chamber choir (early music through contemporary) based in Miami; and with the English Country Dance band...

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Robbie Link, violone

ROBBIE LINK is a performer and teacher on the double bass, cello, electric bass, viola da gamba, and violone. Link performs and records with many period instrument, chamber, jazz, and folk music ensembles and enjoys performing everything from Baroque to Bluegrass. He is instructor of double bass and cello at...

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Barbara Krumdieck, cello

BARBARA BLAKER KRUMDIECK, CELLO, grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area where she studied cello with Katherine Scott, Mildred Rosner and Thomas Stauffer. She studied baroque cello at the Conservatory of Music in Hilversum, the Netherlands with Phoebe Carrai. While living in Europe, Barbara performed, toured and recorded with...

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