Lecturer, Viola da Gamba, Historical Performance
Laura Jeppesen is a graduate of the Yale School of Music. She is principal violist of Boston Baroque, gambist of the Boston Museum Trio, and plays viola and viola da gamba with the Handel and Haydn Society, Aston Magna, The Carthage Consort, and the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra and BEMF Chamber Ensemble, as well as rebec and vielle with Blue Heron. She has appeared as soloist under conductors Edo de Waart, Martin Pearlman, Christopher Hogwood, Grant Llewellyn, Seiji Ozawa, and Bernard Haitink. Her extensive discography includes music for solo viola da gamba, the gamba sonatas of J. S. Bach, Buxtehude’s Trio Sonatas opus 1 and 2, Telemann’s Paris Quartets, Rameau’s Pièces de Clavecin en concerts, and music of Marin Marais. She has been a Fulbright Scholar, a Woodrow Wilson Designate, and a Fellow of Radcliffe’s Bunting Institute. She teaches at Wellesley College and Boston University.