VICKI BOECKMAN, Music Director, ROPS Co-Director.
Well known as soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist in the United States and Europe. She taught and performed in Copenhagen from 1981 - 2004 including 12 years as a faculty member at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. Now a resident of Seattle, Vicki has a large private studio and has been on the faculty of the Music Center of the Northwest since Feb. 2005. She teaches at workshops all over the country and has been a featured soloist with the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Philharmonia Northwest Orchestra, Gallery Concerts, the Northwest Girl Choir, and the Medieval Women’s Choir.
PETER SEIBERT, Music Director Emeritus.
SRS music director from 1970 - 2015. Founding director Port Townsend Early Music Workshop. Active composer/arranger, including works for recorders and viols. Past activities include workshops in Canada, United Kingdom, and U.S. since 1968; Associate in Recorder, U. of Washington School of Music; American Recorder Society board; Early Music Guild past president.
MIYO AOKI, Back Room Gang Coach.
Recently completed a KAZ Diplom (Artist Diploma) at the University of the Arts in Bremen, Germany, where she studied with Professor Han Tol. Having a keen interest in music ranging from medieval to modern, Miyo has premiered works by contemporary composers Natalie Williams, David Schneider and Agnes Dorwarth. She has performed in the Bloomington Early Music Festival and in the US, Germany, and Poland, including with Fortunata, Utopia, Affetti Amorosi, and Gamut Bach Ensemble. She has previously taught in the Indiana University Pre-College Recorder Program and at workshops in Salt Lake City, Cincinnati, and Bremen, Germany.
CHARLES COLDWELL, ROPS Co-Director.
Charles has performed on recorders in solo recitals and ensembles across the United States. Locally, he has been featured as a recorder soloist with the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Northwest Baroque, the Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Northwest, and at Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival; and he has appeared in concerts presented by the Tudor Choir, St. Mark's Cathedral Associates, and The Early Music Guild of Seattle. He has served on the faculties of the New England Conservatory and the Longy School of Music, and was a co-founder of the undergraduate degree program in early music at Longy. He has been a faculty member at early music workshops held at Castle Hill (Ipswich, Massachusetts), Boston, Chicago, Port Townsend, San Francisco, and Hudson Guild Farm (NJ), and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology (OR).