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Alice Robbins,Wendy Rolfe, Gregory Hayes

BAROQUE…and more… Musical Delights

Flute, Viola da Gamba, Harpsichord–historical instruments.
Sunday JULY 16, 2017 – 2:00 p.m
$15 at door; students FREE. Wheelchair-accessible, air-conditioned
Using historical instruments, Wendy Rolfe on Flute, Alice Robbins on Viola da Gamba, and Gregory Hayes on Harpsichord present a program of works by Telemann, Bach and others.
Meet the artist reception at intermission.
North Hall artist gallery:is exhibiting the works of Janet Longe Sadler.

GREGORY HAYES has taught piano and harpsichord since 1991 at Dartmouth College, where he also coaches chamber music. He is a busy chamber musician and performs on keyboard instruments of various kinds with the Vermont and Albany Symphony Orchestras and with Arcadia Players, a regional baroque ensemble. He has participated often in the New England Bach Festival and the Marlboro Music Festival, and on the Mohawk Trail Concerts series. Mr. Hayes is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and the Manhattan School of Music. He is longtime music director for the Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence. A resident of Goshen, he has taught for many summers at Greenwood Music Camp in nearby Cummington.
ALICE ROBBINS received degrees from Indiana University and the Schola Cantorum of Basel, where she was a student of Hannelore Mueller. She has performed widely on baroque cello and viola da gamba in various chamber ensembles, including the Early Music Quartet (Studio der frühen Musik), Concerto Vocale, Smithsonian Chamber Players, Boston Camerata, and the Oberlin and Boston Consorts of Viols. She was a founding member of Concerto Castello, an international quintet specializing in the music of the early seventeenth century, and currently performs with Arcadia Players, Opera Lafayette, Arcadia Viols, Oberlin Consort of Viols and other ensembles. Ms Robbins has recorded for Naxos, Centaur, Telefunken, EMI-Reflexe, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Smithsonian and Gasparo Records, as well as for many radio stations. A resident of Amherst, Massachusetts, Ms. Robbins teaches at Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges in the Five College Early Music Program.

WENDY ROLFE is one of the United States’ leading performers on historical and modern flutes. She performs, records and tours with the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, New York’s Concert Royal, New York Collegium, Toronto’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Houston’s Mercury, and holds the Piccolo chair in the Cape Symphony Orchestra. Ms Rolfe was a Tanglewood Fellow, and has also performed at the Waterloo, Monadnock, and Buzzards Bay Music Festivals, the Boston Early Music and Connecticut Early Music Festivals and at international festivals in Brasilia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, and Finland. She has been soloist with the Sinfonica Nacional in Ecuador. Ms Rolfe was a Fulbright Program Senior Specialist in Quito, Ecuador, and toured the USA with a National Endow- ment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Grant. She has recorded solo CDs: “Images of Eve” and “Images of Brazil”, and for Decca, Telarc, CRI, Analekta, and Neuma, for Disney and for Ken Burns for PBS. Ms Rolfe is Professor of Flute at the Berklee College of Music. She earned her D.M.A. and M.M. from the Manhattan School of Music, and the B.M. from the Oberlin Conservatory. Website:

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