Coaches & Teachers

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Lewis R. Baratz
Email: fiocco@comcast.net 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Recorder, medieval, renaissance, and baroque ensembles. Modern instrumentalists interested in historical performance practice. Renaissance and baroque recorders, harpsichord, fortepiano.  Students of all levels, young adult through mature adult.

Credentials/Training: 
Ph.D. in musicology, Case Western Reserve University. Harpsichord and fortepiano studies with Gwendolyn Toth and Larry Palmer. Recorder studies with Eva Legêne and Rachel Begley. Artistic director of La Fiocco, performances with Biber Baroque,  Le Triomphe de l'Amour, New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, The Practitioners of Musick, PA Sinfonia, Bethlehem Baroque, and solo recitals. Adjunct Associate Professor, Mercer County Community College.


Rachel Begley 
23 Continental Drive 
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 
(631) 473-3287 
Email: rachelbegleyrecorder@yahoo.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Recorders: medieval, renaissance, baroque and modern; adults, high school, college, ensembles, workshops, masterclasses, mixed ensembles. 

Credentials/Training: 
Holds a DMA in recorder and early music from SUNY Stony Brook. Performs with Sympatica, New Amsterdam. Recorders: medieval, renaissance, baroque and modern; adults, high school, college, ensembles, workshops, masterclasses, mixed ensembles. 

 

Deborah Booth 
884 West End Avenue., #125 
New York, NY 10025 
(212) 864-6490 (Phone and fax, call first for fax) 
Email: deborah@flute-recorder-deborahbooth.com

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Recorders, flute, consorts and mixed ensembles, professional and amateur. 

Credentials/Training:

Visit www.flute-recorder-deborahbooth.com

 


Robert Butts 
359 West Main Street 
Rockaway, NJ 07866 
(973) 625-0459 
Email: boblute@aol.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Lute, recorder, coaching. 

Credentials/Training: 
Teaches music history at Drew University and Montclair State University.

 


Dr. Ted Conner 
432 North 30th Street 
Allentown, PA 18104 
(610) 437-3096 
Email: conner@muhlenberg.edu 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Viola da gamba, all levels. Coach for early music ensembles. 

Credentials/Training: 
Musical Director of the Muhlenberg College Collegium Musicum (viols, recorders, transverse flutes, harpsichord, voice).

 

Michelle Cosgrove
1003 N. 7th Street
Perkasie, PA 18944
(215) 258-3941
Email: cosgrovestudio@gmail.com

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Baroque flute. Coach for baroque chamber ensembles. Member, La Fiocco, Strings & Wind Guitar/Flute Duo, Cosgrove/Duffy Duo (Piano and flute), Bucks County Strings.

Credentials/Training: 
B.Mus., The College of New Jersey; M.Mus, West Chester University (modern flute; baroque flute studies with Kim Reighly). Instructor, Community Conservatory, Doylestown, PA, K-12 teaching certification, State of PA.  Member, National Flute Assocation, Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia. 

 


Donna Fournier 
110 Foster Avenue 
Upper Darby, PA 19082 
(610) 789-6635 
Email: dfourni1@swarthmore.edu 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Baroque cello, viola da gamba. 

Credentials/Training: 
Viola da gamba studies with Lawrence Dreyfus; masterclasses with John Hsu and Wieland Kuijken. Performs regularly with Le Triomphe de l'Amour and Melomanie. Teaches at Temple University, Swathmore College, and at home.

 


Joan Kimball 
2238 Fairmount Avenue 
Philadelphia, PA 19130 
(215) 763-0477 
Email: jpkimball2@aol.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Recorder, early double reeds, children and adults. 

Credentials/Training: 
Founding member, Piffaro.

 

John Orluk Lacombe
Email: john.orluk@gmail.com 
Website: johnorluklute.com


Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 

Renaissance lute

Credentials/Training: 
BA and MA in historical musicology, SUNY Buffalo. Lute studies with Dan Swenberg and Pat O'Brian.

 

Pheobe E. Larkey
6 Lenox Terrace
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 669-2542
Email: larkey123@aol.com

Instruments and type of students and ensembles:
Recorders, adult and consort coaching, violas da gamba, adult beginners. 

Credentials/Training:

 

David Clark Little
9 Stoltz Avenue 
Feasterville, PA 19053
(215) 953-0352 
Email: davidclarklittle@aol.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Harpsichord, organ, piano. All ages, reasonable rates, beginners to advanced. 

Credentials/Training: 

David Clark Little began organ and piano lessons at an early age. He studied organ, harpsichord and composition at the West Chester State University, PA, and in the Netherlands, at the conservatories of Hilversum, Amsterdam, and Utrecht. Among his teachers were several famous performers, including harpsichordist Gustav Leonhardt, and organist Keith Chapman. He has performed widely solo and in ensembles in the USA, the Netherlands, France and Indonesia. Thirty-three years experience teaching. Running a private studio, he produces CDs with the Adnarim label. Among these are his own compositions, his performances of harpsichord Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti; and his own arrangement of the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach. 

Visit David's website at http://dclharpsichord.royalwebhosting.net

 

Jane McKinley 
105 West Prospect Street 
Hopewell, NJ 08525 
(609) 466-8537 (Phone) 
(609) 466-2564 (Fax) 
Email: jane.mckinley@gmail.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Teacher and coach, recorder, baroque oboe, early music ensembles. 

Credentials/Training: 
Director, The Dryden Ensemble. Also performed with Brandywine Baroque and Washington Bach Consort.

 

Donna Messer 
431 Lincoln Avenue 
Highland Park, NJ 08904 
(732) 828-7421 
Email: recorderdonna@gmail.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles:
Recorder. Children and adults, all levels. 

Credentials/Training: 
Level III Certified Teacher by the American Recorder Society. Children and adults, all levels. Performs with Musica Dolce.

 

Niccolo Seligmann

(804) 592-9457 

Email:  nseligmann@gmail.com or go to www.niccoloseligmann.com

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: Viola da gambas, medieval strings, music theory, historical improvisation; amateurs & professionals of all ages, including ensemble coaching. Particular experience with students with physical disabilities (including but not limited to arthritis, hip/knee pain, hand tremors, etc.).

Credentials/Training: UCLA Early Music Ensemble Viol Consort Coach, B.Mus. in Viola da gamba, Peabody Conservatory, studies with Paolo Pandolfo, Vittorio Ghielmi, Tina Chancey, John Moran, and Mark Cudek.

Lisa Terry 
(718) 457-7892(Phone) 
(718) 335-7341(Fax) 
Email: lisanterry@aol.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
All sizes of violas da gamba and early cello, all ages, all consort levels, all levels of private instruction. 

Credentials/Training: 
Member, The Dryden Ensemble Parthenia, The Lyra Consort, Baroque Across the River, Tempesta di Mare. Concert and recording artist.

 

Timothy Urban
12 Hudson Court
Franklin Park, NJ 08823
(732) 951-2133 
Email: turban@rider.edu

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Baritone, recorder, renaissance winds, hurdy-gurdy, sackbut. Coaches medieval and renaissance music ensembles, instrumental and vocal.

Credentials/Training: 
M.M recorder performance, M.F.A. -Early Music Performance Practice, P.h.D. musicology (17th century Italian music).  Guest conductor Columbia University Collegium Musicum, Conjunta di Music Antiga, Universidad de Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Clinician,  Baroque Music Festival, National Sun Yat-Sen University Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.  Performances with Kesckemeti Renaiszance Ensemble, Hungary, solo and chamber music recitals in Hong Kong, and Taiwan, free-lance performer greater NYC area.  Founding member, I Virtuosi del Seicento.

 

Nancy Wilson 
273 Glen Avenue 
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 
(609) 883-1223 
Email: njwilsonbv@aol.com 

Instruments and type of students and ensembles: 
Baroque violin, period ensembles, and historically-informed performance practices for modern ensembles. 

Credentials/Training: 
Concert and recording artist. Faculty member, Mannes College of Music and Princeton University.

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