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Moods: Featuring Guitar Classical: Baroque Classical: Early Music Classical: Traditional

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United States - Washington

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Elizabeth C.D. Brown

A specialist in standard classical guitar as well as various early guitars and lutes, Elizabeth C. D. Brown is a very active performer throughout the Pacific Northwest, giving an average of 50 concerts a year. Highlights from recent seasons included solo recitals at Early Music Festivals in Berkeley and Cleveland, performing as the soloist in Vivaldi's "Concerto in D," and a duo recital with Grammy award winner Stephen Stubbs. Also active as an ensemble musician, she has performed with Baroque Northwest, La Lira, the Olympia Symphony, Northwest Sinfonietta and numerous other ensembles. She has performed in operas by Purcell, Blow, Paisiello, Rossini and Verdi, as well as all of Monteverdi's surviving operatic works. Elizabeth's first solo recording, La Folia de España: Dances for Guitar, has been praised for its "...apparently effortless ease." (Lute News, UK) Her newest recording, In Her Honor, includes music from the Princess Anne guitar manuscript alongside works from the Elisabeth von Hessen Lutebook and her own arrangements of works by Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre. An enthusiastic advocate for the guitar and lute, Elizabeth has given numerous outreach performances at schools, senior centers, and community centers for the Seattle Classic Guitar Society and the Early Music Guild, as well as by arrangement while on tour. She is head of the Guitar and Lute program at Pacific Lutheran University, and has taught at Seattle Pacific University and the Accademia d’Amore (baroque opera workshop, Seattle). See her on YouTube at or for more information visit: