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Ute Goedecke (Recorder, Voice)
grew up in Cuxhaven in North Germany, though she has lived and worked in Sweden for over 30 years. There she devotes all her time to early music as a member of several ensembles (Ensemble Laude Novella, Ensemble Mare Balticum). She studied recorder an voice at the conservtoire of Detmold. From that time on she has performed an innumerable amount of concerts in almost every European country. In addition to her manifold concert activities, she has for many years taught courses for mediaval and Renaissance music in Danmark, Germany, and Sweden.
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Oliver Hirsh (Viol)
was born in the USA and moved early to Europe, studying in France and Danmark, where he specialized in music of the Renaissance. He performed as a viol player in numerous concerts and recordings, mainly of English consort music (Consort of Musicke and The Duke his Viols) and with his chamber organ brings to life musical genres plied around 1600. He has been active at many and varied courses, with special emphasis on ensemble.
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Ian Harrison (Cornetto, Dulcian, Pommer)
is one of the most active players of cornetto, shawm, and historic bagpipes. He obtained his Master of Arts in musical performance practice at The City University, London and studied at the royal conservatory of The Hague as well as at Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, where he now teaches shawm an early wind ensemble. He is founding member auf the Renaissance wind ensemble Les haulz et les bas, prizewinner at the Early Music Festival of Bruges. In 2011 he founded The Early Folk Band and, in 2012, the duo Retrove with Gesine Bänfer, and also plays regularly with The Harp Consort.
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