The Kingsbury Ensemble featuring Maryse Carlin & Todd Decker, harpsichords

The Kingsbury Ensemble featuring Maryse Carlin & Todd Decker, harpsichords

Our friends in the Kingsbury Ensemble will present a performance featuring WashU faculty Todd Decker and Maryse Carlin, harpsichords, and other chamber musicians performing music from the Bach family. 

Edison Box Office: 314-935-6543
$20 General Admission
$10 Student/Youth

Sonata for violin and harpsichord in B minor, BWV 1014 (1717 - 1723) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

Trio Sonata for recorder, harpsichord, and continuo, in B-flat Major, TWV 42:B4 (1739 - 40) by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767)

Sonata for 2 harpsichords in F Major (1740) by Wilhelm Friedeman Bach (1710 - 1784)
     Allegro e Moderato 

Trio Sonata for recorder, violin, and continuo in C Major by Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (Formerly attributed to Bach) (1727 - 1756)
     Alla Breve

Concerto for 2 harpsichords in C minor, BWV 1060 (~1730) by Johann Sebastian Bach

Todd Decker and Maryse Carlin, harpsichords
Clea Galhano, recorder
Margaret Humphrey, and Jane Price, violins
Jennifer Goodman, viola
Ken Kulosa, cello


Maryse Carlin made her harpsichord debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York under the auspices of Jeunesses Musicales and since then has appeared at the Whitney Museum in New York, at Jordan Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and under the auspices of the Westfield Center for Early Keyboard Studies. She has performed as guest artist with the Boston Musica Viva, the Fromm Foundation Concerts at Harvard University, and the Marlboro Music Festival. As soloist with orchestra, she has collaborated with conductors Leonard Slatkin, Roger Norrington, Nicholas McGegan, Raymond Leppard and José-Luis Garcia. She performed as fortepianist on the “Great Performers at Lincoln Center: Mozart Marathon at Alice Tully Hall.” Ms. Carlin is director of the Kingsbury Ensemble and founder of the Festival de Musique Ancienne in Saint Savin, France.

Todd Decker, received his Ph.D. in historical musicology at the University of Michigan in 2007 and was selected for an Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Fellowship by the American Musicological Society in 2006-07. He joined the faculty of Washington University in the fall of 2007, and teaches courses on twentieth-century American popular music, film music, and eighteenth-century European art music.

Outside his work on American music, Prof. Decker has published articles on eighteenth-century keyboard composer Domenico Scarlatti and holds a Master of Music in harpsichord performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has many years of experience performing on harpsichord, piano, and organ, as well as conducting, directing, choreographing, and performing musical theatre.

Brazilian recorder player Cléa Galhano is an internationally renowned performer of early, contemporary, and Brazilian music. Galhano has performed in the United States, Canada, South America, and Europe as a chamber musician, collaborating with recorder player Marion Verbruggen, Jacques Ogg, Belladonna Baroque Quartet, Rene Izquierdo and Kingsbury Ensemble. As a featured soloist, Galhano has worked with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, New World Symphony, The Musical Offering, and Lyra Baroque Orchestra. Galhano has performed at Wigmore Hall in London, Carnegie/ Weill and Merkin Halls in New York, and Palazzo Santa Croce in Rome, as well as at the Boston Early Music Festival, and the Tage Alter Music Festival in Germany.

Jennifer Goodman is a St. Louis native; she holds a bachelor’s degree from Lindenwood, was a member of the CASA Young People’s Orchestra and the St. Louis Philharmonic. She began her violin studies with Leonid Gotman of the SLSO, and soon switched to viola. She was the principal violist of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra for two years, and also represented the SLSYO in quartets and quintets. Jennifer is an active freelance musician, performing regularly in the St. Louis area with The Bach Society of St. Louis and the Edwardsville Community Symphony. She has also performed in the Cathedral Concerts Series, the Kingsbury Ensemble, and the American Kantorei.

Violinist Margaret Humphrey has performed solo and in ensembles with the Rose Ensemble, Tempesta di Mare, the Lyra Baroque Orchestra, Ex Machina Baroque Opera Company, Minneapolis Chamber Symphony and Musica da Camera since graduating with a performance degree from the University of Michigan. Along with appearances at the Boston Early Music Festival, the San Antonio Music Festival and with Chatham Baroque in Pittsburgh, Ms. Humphrey has performed and studied at the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute. As a founding member of Belladonna, she was heard live on WGBH, Boston, and on KSJN-Minnesota Public radio. She has toured widely in both the United States, South America and Europe.

A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Kenneth Kulosa (cello) has played with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Grant Park Symphony, and the Chicago Chamber Musicians. He also held the post of principal cellist for both the South Bend and Northwest Indiana symphonies. A graduate of the New England Conservatory and the University of Houston, Mr. Kulosa studied with Laurence Lesser and Hans Jorgen Jensen. He plays regularly with the Kingsbury Ensemble and has performed with Early Music St. Louis and Bach at the Sem. He has served on the faculty of the Baroque String Academy of the Community Music School of Webster University. He currently is a cello faculty member of Washington University Music Department.

Jane Price, violin, holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University and a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory. Her principal teachers have included James Buswell, Paul Biss, Yuval Yaron, and Eugene Lehner. She has been an extra member of the Chicago Symphony, with whom she has toured internationally, the St. Louis Symphony, and St. Louis Opera Theater.  As a chamber musician, Jane has collaborated with members of the Cleveland Quartet, the New York Woodwind Quintet, and the Mark Morris Dance Company. Jane was a fellow at the Tanglewood Institute, the Norfolk Festival, the Spoleto festival in Italy and the United States, and spent one year as a member of the New World Symphony. Jane is currently a violin instructor at Washington University.