Artists

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Rebecca Anderson, Violin – Guest Artist

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Violinist Rebecca Anderson Violinist Rebecca Anderson is a versatile soloist and chamber musician who strives to bring intimate and direct musical experiences to a wide variety of audiences. Recent performances range from solo appearances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, contemporary music premieres with A Far Cry and eighth blackbird, and collaborative …

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Sivan Etedgee, Piano – Guest Artist

Sivan Etedgee

Pianist Sivan Etedgee appears frequently as a recitalist, chamber musician, and lecturer, giving many performances and presentations each year to audiences ranging from young children to senior citizens. Committed to making classical music enjoyable to everyone, Sivan establishes an easy rapport with his audiences, frequently giving commentary on the music …

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Dawn Gingrich, Violin – Guest Artist

Dawn Gingrich, Violin

Violinist Dawn Gingrich has captivated audiences throughout the world as both a soloist and chamber musician. As a recitalist, she has concertized in Paris, Barcelona, Germany, New York, Chicago, Boston, Santa Barbara, and Baltimore, and has made solo appearances at the New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, the Juilliard …

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Jacques Lee Wood, Cello

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Noted for his fluency of playing, and expressive warmth, sensitivity, and technical ease (Boston Musical Intelligencer, Melrose Free Press), cellist Jacques Lee Wood enjoys an active and varied musical career. His passion for teaching and research complements a performance career that explores a broad range of interests: from historically informed …

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Maria Benotti, Violin – Artistic Director

Maria Benotti

Violinist Maria Benotti founded Music at Eden’s Edge, the North Shore’s own resident chamber music ensemble, in 1982. As its Artistic Director, she has shaped its programs and artistic vision while performing for 30 seasons. Active in Boston’s vibrant musical scene, she is a member of the faculty of the …

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Mark Berger, Viola and Composer

Mark Berger

Mark Berger maintains a highly productive career as a violist and composer in the Boston music scene. In the summer of 2014, he will be joining the award-winning Lydian String Quartet as violist. In addition to his work with the quartet, Berger frequently performs with many of Boston’s finest orchestras, …

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Orlando Cela, Flute

Orlando Cela

Venezuelan born musician Orlando Cela is committed to engaging audiences with lively performances that open new worlds of experience. Known for his engaging performances using imaginative programming, Orlando has premiering over 100 works, both as a flutist and as a conductor. In concert, Mr. Cela regularly offers short lively introductions …

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Neil Fairbairn, Bassoon

Neil Fairbairn

Neil Fairbairn studied bassoon in Boston and London. A freelance musician in Britain for twenty years, he toured regularly with the London Opera Group and the Phoenix Wind Quintet. He also worked extensively with the Royal National Theater, accompanying productions on British, European, and North American Tours. In the field …

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Jason Fisher, Viola

Jason Fisher

Violist Jason Fisher is a founding member of Boston’s Grammy-nominated chamber orchestra, A Far Cry (www.afarcry.org). A Carnegie Hall Fellow and a Peabody Singapore Fellow, Jason has toured Europe, Asia, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic. Concerts at Vienna Musikverein, Singapore Esplanade, and Carnegie Hall. Performances with Pink Martini, Jake Shimabukuro, …

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Sarah Freiberg, Baroque Cello

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Sarah Freiberg is a tenured cellist for the Handel and Haydn Society, and a longtime member of Music at Eden’s Edge. She has performed with Boston Baroque, the New York Collegium, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (San Francisco), Portland Baroque (Oregon), Seattle Baroque, the Boston Early Music Festival and Arion (Montreal). As …

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Andrea LeBlanc, Baroque Flute

Andrea LeBlanc -2012 Emerging Artist

Flutist Andrea LeBlanc’s performances have been described as “sweetly lyrical,” “excellent throughout,” and “effortlessly played” (Boston Musical Intelligencer, 2013, ’13, ‘12). Ms. LeBlanc is devoted to furthering the artistry and expression of the flute by performing on instruments original to or reproductions from the baroque, classical, and romantic eras. Her …

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Lynn Nowels, Cello

Lynn Nowels

Cellist Lynn Nowels performs in Boston with groups including The Cantata Singers & Ensemble, Emmanuel Music, & Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. She was a founding member of the Artemis String Quartet which specialized in the quartets of Shostakovich. A native of Portland, Oregon, she studied at the University of Washington …

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Naoko Sugiyama, Piano

Naoko Sugiyama

Pianist Naoko Sugiyama, a native of Japan, is active as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Japan and the Northeastern United States. She has appeared with the Boston Chamber Music Society, Bargemusic in New York, and the Chestnut Hill Concerts in Connecticut. Since summer 2010, she has been the resident …

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