May 13, 2017: Savannah Baroque presents: “Le Donne in Musica”

I am delighted to announce a performance of my group, Savannah Baroque, in “Le Donne in Musica”, a program about and by women of music, with sopranos Tina Zenker Williams and Ashley Roper, baroque violinist Ann Cafferty, baroque flute Jeana Melilli and gambist Marcy Jean Brenner. I, of course, play the harpsichord.

May 13, 2017

St. John’s in Savannah (Episcopal)
1 W. Macon St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Two performances: 12 noon and 7 p.m.

for more information and tickets see: www.savannahbaroque.org

Piano Technicians Journal publication

I was honored to be asked to write an article about my friend and mentor, Margaret Hood for The Piano Technicians Journal

“Margaret Hood: Piano Maker, Artist, Philosopher, Mentor”, Piano Technicians Journal, Vol. 59, no. 11, (November 2016), 16-19.

publication in Oxford Bibliographies, “Electronic and Computer Music Instruments”

I’m pleased to announce the acceptance of an article to Oxford Bibliographies. They inform me that the official citation form is as follows:

Acker, Anne. “Electronic and Computer Music Instruments.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Music. Ed. Bruce Gustafson. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming

Savannah Baroque presents “Love and Passion”

I am delighted to announce a performance of my group, Savannah Baroque, in “Love and Passion”, a program of music about love lost, love won, the joys and sorrows of the passions: with sopranos Tina Zenker Williams and Ashley Roper, baroque violinist Ann Cafferty, baroque flute Jeana Melilli and gambist Marcy Jean Brenner. I, of course, play the harpsichord.

St. John’s in Savannah (Episcopal)
1 W. Macon St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Two performances: 12 noon and 7 p.m.

for more information and tickets see www.savannahbaroque.org

Advent with The Goliards, St. John’s in Savannah

Dec. 15, 5 pm. The Goliards provides music for Advent for the evening service at St. John’s in Savannah (Episcopal), 1 W. Macon St., Savannah, GA 31401.

For this performance I play sinfonye and organ, along with John Hillenbrand, vielle and Cuffy Sullivan, voice.

Amahl and The Night Visitors with The Garrison School for the Arts

I am delighted to be playing piano (as the orchestra) for two performances of Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti, performing along with some marvelous guest artists including Roger Moss and Rebecca Flaherty and the ‘shepherds’ from the Garrison School for the Arts, Savannah, Georgia.

Dec. 9, 10, 7 p.m.
Asbury Methodist Church
1008 E. Henry St.
Savannah, GA

The Goliards Present The Christmas Story in Medieval Song, December 20, 2015

The Goliards present The Christmas Story in Medieval Song on December 20, 2015 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1802 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA (31st & Abercorn St.)

For our annual Christmas performance this year we have a host of singers and period instrumentalists, including recorder, vielles, harp, percussion and recorder, and myself on symphonie and portative organ.

Goliards Advent Service, December 17, 2015, St. John’s Episcopal Church

On December 17, members of The Goliards: John Hillenbrand, vielle, Anne Durant, harp, Ashley Roper, soprano, and myself on symphonie and chamber organ will perform medieval music appropriate for Advent for the 5 p.m. service at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 W. Macon St., Savannah, GA 31401.

Performance in An Evening of Baroque: Handel, Bach and Vivaldi with The Savannah Philharmonic, Nov. 19, 2015

I have the pleasure of reprising my soloist performance of Bach’s Brandenburg 5 with The Savannah Philharmonic at their Evening of Baroque Concert, as well as playing continuo for the entire program.

7:30 p.m. at the beautiful and historic Lucas Theatre for The Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA 31401

Performing with The Jackson Symphony, November 7, 2015

I have the privilege of being Guest Artist for The Jackson Symphony in Jackson, Tennessee on November 7, 2015 at an all Baroque concert. I will be playing harpsichord continuo for the entire concert as well as soloing in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #5, noted for its fabulous, dazzling, and demanding harpsichord part.

The Jackson Symphony, 7 p.m. First Baptist Church, 1627 N Highland Ave, Jackson, TN 38301