The faculty of the Mountain Collegium Music Workshop will perform a recital of medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary music on early and folk instruments on Thursday, June 30, beginning at 8 p.m. at Cullowhee Baptist Church adjacent to the Western Carolina University campus.
The musicians and their instruments include Lisle Kulbach, Holly Maurer and Gail Ann Schroeder (violas da gamba); Wayne Hankin, Jody Miller, Patricia Petersen, Gwyn Roberts and Anne Timberlake (recorders); Erik Schmalz (sackbut); Lorraine Hammond (harp and folk instruments); Robert Bolyard (voice and viola da gamba); and Jack Ashworth (harpsichord and viola da gamba). There will be a special guest appearance by George Kelischek, multi-instrumentalist, instrument maker and founder of the Mountain Collegium Workshop.
Admission to the concert is free, but donations to the Gerald R. Moore Mountain Collegium Scholarship will be accepted.
The summer Mountain Collegium Early Music and Folk Music Workshop at WCU offers classes in recorder, viol, voice and other early instruments as well as classes in folk, Appalachian, Celtic, Sephardic and contemporary music. It is the 45th anniversary of the workshop. The teaching organization’s site can be found at www.mountaincollegium.org. For more information about the concert, call workshop director Jody Miller at 404-314-1891 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.