New Zealand-born keyboardist Jonathan Oddie is in demand across the United States as a soloist and collaborative artist on harpsichord, fortepiano and continuo organ. He has performed as a featured soloist with the Northwest Sinfonietta and Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island, and as a chamber musician with Gallery Concerts Seattle, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Whidbey Island Music Festival, and Salish Sea Early Music Festival. As an orchestral musician he performs regularly with the Portland Baroque Orchestra and the Seattle Symphony.
LLisa Terry (viola da gamba, violoncello) practices, performs and teaches viola da gamba and violoncello in New York City, where she is a member of Parthenia and the Dryden Ensemble (Princeton). Lisa is principal cellist and viol soloist with Tempesta di Mare, Philadelphia’s baroque orchestra, and she serves the Viola da Gamba Society of America as Past-President. Lisa teaches viola da gamba and cello privately in New York and at workshops around the country,
Emily O’Brien is a native of Washington, DC where she played recorder from a young age. She studied recorder and french horn at Boston University, and recorder and Baroque flute at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, Germany. She performs in recorder ensembles and historical chamber music, as well as English Country Dance bands. As a teacher, she works with private students and ensembles in the Boston area and at summer workshops.
Frances Conover Fitch has toured extensively in North America and Europe and performs with many prominent early music ensembles. She helped found the groundbreaking ensemble for 17th-century music, Concerto Castello, and has been described as a “delightfully inventive and compelling” continuo player. Ms. Fitch has participated in major music festivals, including Tanglewood, Aix-en-Provence, Pepsico Summerfare, Tage Alter Musik (Regensburg), the Boston Early Music Festival, and the Festival de Musica Antigua in Mexico.
Michael Barrett is a Boston-based conductor, singer, multi-instrumentalist, and teacher. He serves as music director of The Boston Cecilia and Convivium Musicum. Michael is also an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music, where he teaches courses in conducting and European music history, and was recently appointed as Interim Director of the Five College Early Music Program, where he directs the Five College Collegium.
Michael has performed with many professional early music ensembles,