Music Discovery Faculty

Vida Bateau, recorder
Tish Berlin, Workshop Director, recorder and musicianship
Shulamit Kleinerman, dance and theater project
Carla Moore, violin, viola, and musicianship
Farley Pearce, cello and viola da gamba
Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord

 

Vida Bateau, recorder

vida bateauVida Bateau has played bassoon in baroque orchestras, baritone sax in Latin Big Bands, West African Djembe drum for dancers, and North Indian sitar and tabla. Her first and constant love, however, is the recorder, introduced by her mentor Marleen Montgomery in Boston in 1968. She has been the Orff Shulwerk music teacher at Beacon Day School for the last 25 years.

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Tish Berlin, Workshop Director, recorder and musicianship

berlin tish pic smallTish Berlin performs with the Farallon Recorder Quartet, the Tibia Recorder Duo, and the Bertamo Trio. Ms. Berlin teaches recorder in the Bay Area and at early music workshops around the USA. She holds a Bachelor of Music in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master of Arts in early music performance practices with a recorder concentration from Case Western Reserve University.

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Shulamit Kleinerman, dance and theater project

shulamit-kleinerman-150As the founder of Seattle Historical Arts for Kids, Shula Kleinerman has been introducing children to the arts and culture of the 12th-18th centuries in day camps, ensembles, and school outreach work since 2005. She was honored with Early Music America’s 2011 Outreach Award for her early music kids’ performance troupe and its recent family CD Merry It Is. Shula plays renaissance violin and medieval vielle and is a founding member of the Elizabethan ensemble Plaine & Easie, winner of the 2009 EMA Medieval and Renaissance music competition. She maintains a full private violin studio and has also performed as a dancer with Seattle Early Dance.

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Carla Moore, violin, viola, and musicianship

moore carla pic smallCarla Moore serves as co-concertmaster with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and concertmaster and soloist with the Portland Baroque Orchestra (Oregon). She also co-directs Archetti, a conductor-less Baroque string band. In addition to her performing, Carla teaches baroque violin at the University of California at Berkeley. Carla’s latest CD is of Bach Violin Sonatas with the chamber ensemble Voices of Music.

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Farley Pearce, cello and viola da gamba

pearce farley pic smallFarley Pearce has performed with the Spoleto Festival, the Charleston Pro Musica, and as a recitalist in Brazil and Uruguay. Mr. Pearce has been an active free-lance performer with many of California’s orchestras and chamber ensembles, including the Jubilate Baroque Orchestra, S. Chordæ Consort of Viols, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Airs and Graces, and many other period instrument groups.

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Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord

tanaka yuko pic smallYuko Tanaka is active as a harpsichord soloist and ensemble performer. She performs with numerous ensembles including Music of the Spheres, Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, and American Bach Soloists. She has appeared with the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. She maintains a private studio, conducts master classes, and appears as guest lecturer at various universities. She holds a DMA from Stanford University.

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