ROBERT J. CIVILETTI, Natural Trumpet, Tromba da Tirarsi
Mr. Civiletti has performed in Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland the Netherlands, Russia and Sweden. He has toured with such notables as Friedemann Immer and Edward H. Tarr. He is the founder and manager of THE BAROQUE ENSEMBLE "BUCCINA CANTORUM" and has recorded 2 CD's "BAHB and FRIENDS" and "Music of the Italian Baroque". In addition to concert touring, he is co-author of the book" The Trumpet Secrets". Mr. Civiletti gives private and group clinics on Embouchure Development both in the U.S. and Europe. He performs on a Baroque Trumpet by Rainer Egger of Basil, Switzerland, modeled on an original instrument by Leonhard Ehe II (1663-1724).
CYNTHIA MARRS, Keyboardist, has
performed as a Concert Soloist and Accompanist in the New York Metropolitan
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse State University in Piano Performance and received her Masters from Montclair State University. Ms. Marrs is a founding member of THE BAROQUE ENSEMBLE "BUCCINA CANTORUM" and has recorded a CD "Music of the Italian Baroque" Ms. Marrs has performed in Italy, Austria and New York City. She is a member of "Sigma Alpha Iota" and the "International Federation of Musicians. She performs on a late 16th century Virginal, maker unknown.
KATY SUMROW, Mezzo Soprano/Contralto
She was born in Gdansk, Poland. At an early age, she received a full music scholarship to the Chopin School of Music. Upon graduating she signed a contract with the Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus and toured through Spain and Germany. Ms. Sumrow performed in the Polish Requiem with Leonard Bernstein and Liv Ullman at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw on International television. Ms. Sumrow's repertoires as a Soloist include Baroque, Opera, Jazz, Spiritual and the Broadway idiom. Ms. Sumrow is a founding member of THE BAROQUE ENSEMBLE "BUCCINA CANTORUM" and has recorded a CD "Music of the Italian Baroque".