Lisle Kulbach

Lisle Kulbach is a versatile instrumentalist of winds, strings, and keyboards. She is a founding member of the acclaimed Sephardic music group Voice of the Turtle, which has performed across North America as well as internationally. Her experience includes numerous performances with the Revels in Cambridge, MA., Hanover, NH, and Washington DC.  She has served on the faculty at Pinewoods, Mountain Collegium and the Viola de Gamba Society of America’s annual Conclave. Lisle currently teaches privately both individual and groups.  Lisle is the founding instructor of Bloom Early Music Workshop.

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Lawrence Lipnik

Lawrence Lipnik performs and records with many acclaimed early music ensembles and is a founding member of the viol consort Parthenia and vocal ensemble Lionheart.  In addition to performing, his busy teaching schedule has included early music performance instruction at Wesleyan University, collegium director at Amherst Early Music, national and international festivals including the Benslow Music Trust in the UK and Tibia Adventures in Music Recorder Workshop in Tuscany, Italy.  He is currently co-director of the Viol Sphere 2 workshop in Arizona, Viols West Workshop, and Road Scholar National Early Music Workshop in California.  Recent performance highlights include concerts with lutenist Paul O’Dette of Dowland’s complete Lachrimae at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, concerts at the Venice Biennale and Berkeley Festival, appearances with the Venice Baroque Orchestra, Folger Consort, and ARTEK, as well as early opera residencies at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a contributor to The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Contemporary Dramatists, and The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare.  Lawrence has been teaching at Bloom since 2008.

photo credit: Terry Gruber                                       Contact Larry HERE.

Patricia Halverson

Patricia Halverson is a founding member of Chatham Baroque. A native of Duluth, Minnesota, she holds a doctoral degree in Early Music Performance Practice from Stanford University. While at Stanford, Patricia studied viol with Martha McGaughey and performed with the Renaissance wind band under Herbert Myers. Following the completion of her D.M.A. she continued studies on viol at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague. A frequent faculty member at summer workshops for recorders and viols including the Madison Early Music Festival, Viol Sphere 2, the Mideast Early Music Workshop, and the Viola da Gamba Society of America’s annual Conclave, Patricia has coached mixed chamber ensembles and taught recorder and viol privately. Her playing can be heard on numerous Chatham Baroque recordings.