Robert Eisenstein

Director of Five College Early Music Program
Senior Lecturer in Music

Specialization
Conductor, Collegium, Euridice Ensembles. Medieval Ensemble, 17th Century Song Seminar, Music History. Viola da gamba, baroque violin, medieval fiddle.

Robert Eisenstein is the director of the Five College Early Music Program and conducts the Early Music Collegium and Euridice Ensemble, a 17th and 18th-century chamber ensemble. He teaches music history and directs the Madrigal Singers at the University of Massachusetts, and performs regularly on the viola da gamba with colleagues and in his capacity as a founding member and programming director of the Folger Consort in Washington, DC. Mr. Eisenstein has performed with the New York Renaissance Band, Cappella Nova, the New York Consort of Viols, the Washington Bach Consort, and the National Symphony.

Courses

Music and Technology, Music History, Euridice Ensembles, Collegium, 17th Century Song Seminar.

Publications/ Performances/ Compositions

Numerous Recordings and performances with The Folger Consort Staff for Teaching the Medieval Lyric with Modern Technology

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