Cançonièr is a San Francisco Bay Area early music group devoted to
medieval repertoire from the 12th to the 15th centuries, occasionally including
traditional music from related regions (Scandinavia, the Balkans, and the Middle
Created by multi-instrumentalist Sports football betting appTim
Rayborn and recorder virtuoso Annettte Bauer as a duo, the group also
features the talents of Bay Area favorite Shira Kammen on bowed strings, and the
beautiful voice of Phoebe Jevtovic.
The musicians bring an amazing variety of experience to the group:
Annette Bauer (recorders, voice), a native of Germany, studied at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland, and performs with the Baroque ensemble Les grâces, the Farallon recorder consort, and Istampitta, as well as having taught at the SFEMS and Amherst summer workshops.
Tim Rayborn (percussion, psaltery, harp, voice, symphonie, etc.), lived in the UK for seven years, taking his Ph.D. in medieval studies at the University of Leeds. He has performed with Tintagel, Ensemble Florata, Sinfonye, Ensemble Alcatraz, Anne Azema, Kitka, and many others.
Shira Kammen (vielle, harp, voice), is well known for her work with Ensemble Alcatraz, Project Ars Nova, the Boston Camerata, John Fleagle, and other groups too numerous to mention...
Phoebe Jevtovic (voice), has sung with a number of fine groups, including the Baroque ensemble La Monica, the Waverly Consort, the American Bach Soloists, and Kitka.
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