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Elizabeth Ford

The Chamber Music of William McGibbon William McGibbon (1696-1756) was a leader of eighteenth-century Scottish musical culture, but his music has been largely neglected since his death. For the first time, the disparate parts of his music have been re-assembled and a clear sense of his compositions can be had, showing that far from having faded into well-deserved obscurity, his music is rich with variety, interest, and whimsy, well worthy of attention from musicians, scholars, and audiences. Elizabeth Ford is a PhD student in music at the University of Glasgow. Her research concerns the flute’s role in eighteenth-century Scottish musical life. She studied music and philosophy at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and earned a Master of Music in historical musicology and baroque performance practice, focusing on the pedagogical writings of Jacques Hotteterre, from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. Her baroque flute teachers include Colin St. Martin and Stephen Schultz. Elizabeth has performed, presented, and taught in a variety of orchestras, universities, conferences and festivals in West Virginia, Maryland, Paris, and Scotland. Allan Wright studied harpsichord with Dr David McGuinness, and graduated from the University of Glasgow with his BMus and Masters degrees. He is the organist at Glenburn Parish Church, Paisley, tunes pianos and harpsichords, and also teaches at the University of Glasgow Music Department. While he is interested in early harpsichord and organ repertoire, the bulk of his research is in the music of Frank Zappa, and in particular Zappa’s less well-known orchestral works. Allan plays continuo for the Eris Ensemble and the “Baroque Music in the Pub” sessions at the Drake Bar in Glasgow. Aaron McGregor is studying for a joint Mmus in Historically Informed Performance Practice between the University of Glasgow and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He graduated from Edinburgh University in 2009 with a 1st class Bmus (Hons). 33

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Sound Thought 2014 Programme  

Programme for Sound Thought 2014 including full schedule of paper sessions, concerts and installations plus abstracts and biographies for ea...

Sound Thought 2014 Programme  

Programme for Sound Thought 2014 including full schedule of paper sessions, concerts and installations plus abstracts and biographies for ea...

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