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Gwyn Roberts is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and holds a certificate from Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands where she studied recorder with Leo Meilink and Marion Verbruggen and baroque flute with Marten Root.
In recent seasons, she is co-director of The Musicians of Tempesta di Mare, flutist, and recorder player. Gwyn Roberts has been a featured soloist with the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra, the Philadelphia Bach Festival Orchestra, the Philadelphia Classical Symphony, Recitar Cantando of Tokyo, and at the Prague Spring Festival of New York. American Record Guide has called her "a world-class virtuoso", and a critic from Los Angeles remarked, "she is special, her playing full of accent, humour, and the sort of expression I wish I heard more from singers."
As a member of Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, she performed on such series and festivals as Music Before 1800, Tage Alter Musik of Regensburg and the Chautauqua Festival. Recent recital and soloist engagements have taken her to Spokane, Baltimore, Boston, and New Orleans. Recordings include Deutsche Grammaphon, Dorian, Sony Classics, Vox, PolyGram, PGM, Newport Classics, and Radio France. Her recording of Veracini Recorder Sonatas earned a five star rating from BBC Music Magazine.
Gwyn Roberts is Director of Early Music at the University of Pennsylvania and is on faculty at Peabody Conservatory.
Gwyn Roberts, recorder and traverso , homepage with links.
Tempesta di Mare , homepage.
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