Lewis Baratz

Lewis Baratz

He has performed with Abendmusik, Bethlehem Baroque, Biber Baroque, Brandywine Baroque, The Queens Consort, Voices Chorale, Vox Ama Deus, Voyces Ensemble, and other organizations, and is artistic director of the period instrument ensemble La Fiocco. In addition to performing, Lewis authored over 20 articles on a wide range of musicological topics, including 15th-century dance music, 17th-century Roman keyboard music, biographical, archival, and manuscript studies, basso continuo, the choirboys of the Brussels Collegiate Church of SS Michael and Gudula, ca. 1550 to 1793, and numerous entries in The New Grove Dictionary of Music. He was a Fulbright Scholar and a Fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation in musicology. Lewis taught music history and theory at Mercer County Community College and Seton Hall University, and is currently interim director of the Marquis Consort early music ensemble of Lafayette College and has coached students at West Chester University and Mansfield University. He served on the Board of Early Music America and the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County. His syndicated radio show Well-Tempered Baroque aired on Fridays at 11 PM on The Classical Network, and as webcasts at http://WWFM.org.

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