Biography

lutes to burn

Meg Pash has been a performer of early repertoires as a singer and on lute and viola da gamba since the late 1970s.  She was a founding member of Boston Renaissance Ensemble, winning the Noah Greenberg Award with them in 1985.  Meg holds a bachelor’s degree in Voice and two master’s degrees in Early Music Performance with concentrations in voice/viol and lute/historical dance from New England Conservatory, where she later joined the faculty as Collegium Director and taught performance practice, music history and renaissance & baroque dance.  She is currently a member of the Five College Early Music Program faculty based at Mount Holyoke College, teaching lute, renaissance and baroque dance, and playing in ensembles on lute and viola da gamba.  At Palmer High School Meg directs the choruses and teaches guitar.  In addition to early music, Meg’s performing experience includes folk, world music, classic jazz, and classic rock.  She is a member of the modern folk trio Muse3.1, and AyreCraft, a trio performing song literature from John Dowland to Warren Zevon.

Contact:  mpash@mtholyoke.edu

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