Zorzal Music Ensemble,

Lynn Gumert, Artistic Director

 

History

Zorzal Music Ensemble was founded in 2001 in south-central Pennsylvania by Artistic Director Lynn Gumert under the sponsorship of the Pommerian Early Music Guild. Founding members included Carlos Fernández, Marta Robertson, Lynn Gumert, and Edythe Sarnoff. The group is now based in central New Jersey. For information about current members, please click here.

 

Previous Performers:

 

Edythe Sarnoff

(Viola da Gamba, Recorders, Panpipe) is an independent music teacher and performer based in Flora Dale, PA. She holds a M.A. in Musicology from The Catholic University of America. She is the founder and president of Pommerian Early Music Guild. She has performed regionally with The Washington Camerata, The McLean Symphony Orchestra, La Spirita, Spectra Musica, Hodie Quartet and Museum Consort.

 

Marta Robertson

(Harpsichord, Recorders, Percussion) is an Associate Professor of Music at Gettysburg College. She holds a B.M. from the University of Kansas and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Michigan. Trained as a dancer and pianist, her research areas include Aaron Copland and Martha Graham, in addition to the music and dance of the Hopi and of Okinawa, Japan.

 

Patti Fetrow

(Mezzo Soprano, Recorders, Percussion) teaches elementary vocal music in the U

pper Adams School District, near Gettysburg, PA. She holds a B.M. in Music Education from Grove City College and an M.M. in Music Education with emphasis in Kodály from West Chester University. Mrs. Fetrow is the minister of music at the Heidlersburg Church of the United Brethren in Christ.

 

Catharine Roth

(Alto, Percussion, Recorder, Guitar), a native of Orrtanna, Adams County, where she still lives, is a viticulturist by trade, with a life-long love of music. A pianist and accompanist, she also has thirty years experience in traditional folk performance, with guitar, autoharp, and dulcimer.

 

Momo Kusaka

(Recorders) studied recorder privately in Japan, and studied in New York with Deborah Booth, Lawrence Lipnik, and John DeLucia. She performed with the music ensembles Anon., and the Uchinodai Recorder Ensemble in Hamamatsu, Japan. She has performed with Big Apple Baroque (New York), and she was a regular player with Musica Dolce of the Highland Park Recorder Society.

 

 

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