WORLD-CLASS ARTISTS behind PMW's SUCCESS
Stephen Stubbs, Artistic Director
After a successful thirty-year career in Europe, Stephen Stubbs returned to his native Seattle in 2006 as one of the world's most respected lutenists, conductors, and baroque opera specialists.
TEKLA CUNNINGHAM, ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR
Tekla Cunningham, baroque violin, viola and viola d'amore, leads an active and varied musical life. At home in Seattle, she is Orchestra Director and concertmaster of Pacific MusicWorks, and plays regularly as concertmaster and principal player with the American Bach Soloists in California.
Maxine Eilander, Managing Director
Seattle based harpist Maxine Eilander plays on a range of specialized early harps: the Italian triple strung harp, the Spanish cross-strung harp, the German ‘Davidsharfe’, the Welsh triple harp for which Handel wrote his harp concerto, and the classical single action pedal harp.
Tess Altiveros, Development Manager
Tess has been featured with numerous ensembles nationwide, and has had the privilege of singing a number of world premieres, including The Frozen Grail, a song cycle written for her by Eric Barnum, Donald Skirvin’s Curve of Gold(Seattle Choral Company), the 2010 premiere of Robert Kyr's Pacific Sanctus, and the Midwest premiere and recording of Emerson Eads's Mass for the Oppressed (Notre Dame University).
Henry Lebedinsky, PMW Underground
Hailed by The Miami Herald for his “superb continuo… brilliantly improvised and ornamented,” Henry Lebedinsky performs on historical keyboards across the United States and the United Kingdom, both as a soloist and with Agave Baroque, Pacific MusicWorks, The Seattle Symphony, and Sonoma Bach’s Live Oak Baroque Orchestra. With Agave Baroque and countertenor Reginald L. Mobley he has recorded two albums on the VGo Recordings label. He has also played with Seattle Opera, The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Charlotte Symphony, Seraphic Fire, and Boston Revels, among others.