JOHN TAYLOR WARD

JOHN TAYLOR WARD

This season, John Taylor Ward appears with Paul O’Dette, Stephen Stubbs, and the Boston Early Music Festival; William Christie and Les Arts Florissants; The Seattle Symphony; the New York Philharmonic; and the English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Elliott Gardiner.  Other recent credits include the premiere staging of Orfeo Chaman with the ensemble L’arpeggiata (just released on DVD), the US premier of Viver’s Copernicus under the direction of Peter Sellars, and a five-continent tour as a laureate of Les Arts Florissants’ Jardin des Voix. Taylor is a graduate of the Eastman and Yale schools of music, a founding core member of New York-based Cantata Profana, and the Founding Associate Artistic Director of the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, MN.

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together.