chris palameta, oboe
Born in Montreal and currently residing in Paris, Christopher Palameta is one of the most celebrated historical oboists of his generation. After being appointed oboist in the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (based in Toronto, Canada), of which he was a core member for four years, he relocated to France to pursue work with many of Europe’s finest period ensembles, including Le Concert Spirituel, Les Siècles, Pygmalion, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, La Simphonie du Marais, Le Concert Lorrain, Opera Fuoco and Le Palais Royal in France ; Die Kölner Akademie and the Mannheimer Hofkapelle in Germany ; Musicaeterna (Perm Opera Orchestra, Russia), the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, the Finland Baroque Orchestra, and various other Swiss, Belgian, and Scandinavian ensembles.
heloise degrugillier, recorder
Heloise Degrugillier has worked extensively as both a recorder and traverso performer, and teacher throughout Europe and the United States. She has performed with leading period ensembles, including the Boston Early Music Festival Opera, Handel and Haydn, the Boston Camerata, Tempesta Di Mare and Antico Moderno. Heloise also enjoys an active teaching career, working with the Amherst Early Music Festival, the Texas Toot, Pinewoods Early Music Week, and others. She is the president and music director of the Boston Recorder Society. She has completed her studies in the Alexander Technique and has a Masters in Music from the Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands. She studied recorder with Heiko ter Scheggett, Saskia Coolen, and Pedro Memelsdorff.
teddie hwang, traverso
Since 1999 Teddie Hwang has dedicated herself to historical performance, being fascinated by the timbre and vocal qualities of the traverso. She studied with Wilbert Hazelzet and received her Master's degree in Historical Flute Performance from the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague, Netherlands. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Music and Germanic Studies from Indiana University, where she studied modern flute with Kathryn Lukas and graduated with high distinction. Currently living in Germany, Teddie collaborates with a wide spectrum of chamber ensembles and orchestras, playing repertoire ranging from 17th century airs de cour to Beethoven symphonies.