Music Discovery Workshop 2012 Faculty
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Tish Berlin (Director, dance) performs with the Tibia Recorder
Duo, the Farallon Recorder Quartet, and the Sitka 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 from Case Western
Reserve University. She is the Past President of the American Recorder
Louise Carslake (recorder) is a member of the baroque ensemble
Music’s Re-creation, the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Magnificat
and the Jubilate Baroque Orchestra and has performed widely in
her native Britain, as well as in New Zealand, Poland, Ireland, and
the Netherlands. She has made over ten CD recordings. She is
co-founder of the Junior Recorder Society in the East Bay and for
many years has taught an after-school recorder program for the
Albany school district, and for schools in Oakland and Berkeley.
She also teaches early music performance on the faculty at Mills
College, and coaches baroque flute at U.C. Berkeley.
Shula Kleinerman, theater direction and dance. As the founder of
Seattle Historical Arts for Kids, Shulamit has been introducing
children to the arts and culture of the 12th-18th centuries in day
camps and ensembles since 2005. She was honored with Early
Music America’s 2011 Outreach Award for her early music kids’
performance troupe and its new 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 has also
performed as a dancer with Seattle Early Dance.
Carla Moore (violin) enjoys performing and teaching the
repertoire for baroque violin. She serves as co-concertmaster and
soloist for Bay Area early music ensembles Philharmonia Baroque
Orchestra and American Bach Soloists and as concertmaster of the
Portland Baroque Orchestra (Oregon). Carla also teaches baroque
violin and coaches the baroque ensemble at the University of
California at Berkeley. She received her Masters degree from Indiana
University’s Early Music Institute.
Farley Pearce (viola da gamba and 'cello) 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.
Yuko Tanaka (harpsichord), a native of Tokyo, Japan, is active as a harpsichord and fortepiano
soloist and ensemble performer. Yuko is a soloist at the Carmel Bach Festival,
and she performs with numerous ensembles including Music of the Spheres,
Musica Pacifica, Philharmonia Baroque Chamber Players, Moscow Chamber Orchestra,
and American Bach Soloists. She has appeared at Berkeley Festival and
Exhibition and Bloomington Early Music Festival and 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. Recent engagements include performances at the Frick Collection
(New York City), Tage Alter Musik Regensburg (Germany), and the Istanbul
International Music Festival, as well as performances on National Public
Radio and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation broadcasts. Yuko received
her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in early music from Stanford University
and has studied with Margaret Fabrizio at Stanford University, Gustav Leonhardt
in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Ketil Haugsand in Oslo, Norway.
She performs on a Taskin harpsichord built in 1987 by Kevin Fryer,
a Vaundry harpsichord built by Kevin Fryer in 1992, and a copy of a
Stein Fortepiano, rebuilt by Janine Johnson and John Phillips. She has
recorded for Koch International and Delos International.
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