Linda Burman-Hall - Early Music

Although she is perhaps best known as Artistic Director of Santa Cruz Baroque FestivalLinda Burman-Hall has performed a wide range of music, from works of the medieval mystic Hildegard of Bingen to world premieres of multi-cultural, experimental and computer music.


In early music, following studies with the Dutch scholar-performer Gustav Leonhardt, she has specialized in solo and ensemble music for 17th and 18th century keyboards (harpsichord, organ, and fortepiano). She has performed and recorded with celebrated performers of early music and California artists, including Judith Nelson, Max van Egmond,Randall Wong, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Leta Miller, Anner Bylsma, Amy BrodoJohn Dornenburg,Roland Hutchinson, and Nicole Paiement, and appeared with groups such as Philharmonia Baroque, Chanticleer, American Baroque Ensemble, Musica Pacifica, and the recently-formed group Lux Musica of which she is a founder.