Artists and Speakers
Stephanie Chase, violin & Baroque violin, conductor
Christine Gummere, Baroque cello
John T. Kulowitsch
Keri Mikkelson, harpischord & organ
Grant Herreid, lute, vihuela & voice
Sara Davis Buechner
Todd Crow, piano
Drew Minter, countertenor
Hope Hudson, soprano
The Chamber Orchestra of the Spheres
PRIMARY AFFILIATIONS OF GUEST SPEAKERS
Stewart Pollens – Former Conservator of Musical Instruments, the Metropolitan Museum of Art; author of “The Violin Forms of Antonio Stradivari” (Biddulph), “The Early Pianoforte” (Cambridge University Press), "Stradivari" (Cambridge University Press), “The Violin Masterpieces of Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu” (Biddulph), “François-Xavier Tourte: Bow Maker” (Machold).
Stuart Isacoff – Editor of Piano Today; author of “Temperament: The Idea that Solved Music’s Greatest Riddle” (Knopf).
Paul Scarbrough – Acoustician and architect specializing in concert halls, founder of Akustiks company (Norwalk, CT).
Martin Nass – Freudian analyst (New York Freudian Society; on faculty of New York University) and author of journal works about musical inspiration, also an amateur violinist.
Kerry Lee – Board-certified music therapist who works with individuals with developmental or physical disabilities, brain injuries, chronic illnesses, and Alzheimer’s Disease.
Nimet Habachy – WQXR radio host and guest lecturer for the Metropolitan Museum
J. Kenneth Moore – Ethnomusicologist and Frederick P. Rose Curator-in-Charge of the Department of Musical Instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Eric Barnhill - Pianist, music therapist and founder of Cognitive Eurhythmics; teaches at the Special Music School and Mannes School.
Andrew Warshaw - Associate Professor of Music and Dance at Marymount Manhattan College.
A composer, writer and former dancer whose music and lyrics for theater and dance have premiered at the Zellerbach Theater, Lincoln Center, Dance Theater Workshop in New York, and many other venues.
Richard Pearson Thomas - Pianist and composer whose works are performed internationally; on faculty at Teacher's College at Columbia Universty.
Stephanie Chase, Artistic Director and Violinist.
PRINCIPAL MUSICIANS FOR THESE CONCERTS