Music Discovery Workshop 2010 Faculty
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Faculty for 2010
Tish Berlin (Director, recorder) 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
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.
Vida Bateau (recorder) has been teaching Orff-Shulwerk
classroom music at Beacon Day School for twenty-one years. She has a
large Tutti Flauti Dolci group of students that plays for the school’s
parades and festivals. She plays Renaissance reeds as well as alto and
baritone sax. She has studied with Marleen Montgomery, Marion Verbruggen,
and Jean Fineberg, among many others. She learns the most from her
Ron McKean (harpsichord) is Artist-in-Residence at First
Presbyterian Church, Oakland, California. Recognized internationally as a
leader in improvisation, he has tutored under Laurette Goldberg,
Harold Vogel, Kenneth Mansfield, Anthony Newman (harpsichord and organ)
and with Leonard Bernstein and Robert Bassert (composition).
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.
Allison Rolls (Theater Director) holds degrees from UC Berkeley,
the University of Michigan and the Queen’s University in Belfast,
Northern Ireland. She worked for many years in public radio and in
arts administration, but has settled into web design and development.
She has trained in stage combat and historical costume construction
and maintains an interest in history and preindustrial arts and crafts.
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