A versatile multi-instrumentalist, Dan Meyers has developed a reputation as a flexible and engaging performer of both classical and folk music; his credits range from premieres of avant-garde chamber music, to headlining a concert series in honor of Pete Seeger at the Newport Folk Festival, to playing Renaissance instruments on Broadway as part of the “band” for the Globe Shakespeare Company. He is a founding member of the Boston-based early music/folk crossover group Seven Times Salt, and also performs throughout New England with the 7 Hills Renaissance Wind Band and the Medieval music ensemble Meravelha. In recent seasons he has appeared with the The Folger Consort (Washington DC), The Newberry Consort (Chicago), The Boston Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble, Early Music New York, La Follia Baroque (Austin), the viol consort Long and Away, El Fuego, and the Cambridge Revels. He is the director of early wind studies for the Five Colleges Early Music Program, and has taught recorder and Renaissance winds for the Early Music Week at Pinewoods and at Tufts University. He also performs southern Italian folk music with the award-winning band Newpoli, and traditional Irish music with the bands Ulster Landing and Ishna. He holds B.A. degrees in Music and English Literature from Whitman College, and an M.M. in Historical Performance from the Longy School of Music.

 

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