Annette Bauer 30sc

Annette Bauer

Annette Bauer is a recorder player and multi-instrumentalist. Born and raised in Germany, she holds a diploma in medieval and Renaissance music from the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland. From 2001-2012 she called the San Francisco Bay area her home, where she studied sarode and voice in the classical North Indian tradition under Maestro Ali Akbar Khan. In 2004, she completed an M.A. degree in music from the University of California in Santa Cruz. She worked as a freelance musician with early music groups all over the United States, including with her own groups medieval ensemble Cançoniér, Les Grâces, and Farallon Recorder Quartet, and as guest artist for Piffaro Renaissance Band, Texas Early Music Project, and Istanpitta, among others. From 2012-2020 she toured the world as a musician for Cirque du Soleil’s show TOTEM, performing over 2300 shows. Annette is now making a new home with her partner and young daughter in Montréal. She is currently sharing her love of music by offering online and in person music instruction to students of all ages at her private studio, and teaching workshops for the American Recorder Society and Amherst Early Music, including an ongoing online class on early notation of the 14th through 16th centuries. She has appeared as a guest artist with Montreal-based Ensemble Scholastica, Trio Regard Persan, and Projet O of Sarah Dell'Ava.