Lewis Baratz

Guest conducting on March 26th, 2018

Lewis R. Baratz is a recorder player, harpsichordist, and music
historian.  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 airs on
Fridays at 11 PM on The Classical Network, and as webcasts at
WWFM.org.

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