Personal Summary / Bio
Margaret Panofsky, viola da gamba, a performer and well-known teacher of the viol, has been a director and faculty member for numerous early-music workshops throughout the United States. She appears annually with the Choir of Corpus Christi Church playing continuo and solo viol, and has made guest appearances with many ensembles, including the New York Consort of Viols, le Triomphe de l’Amour, Ensemble Soleil, and Parthenia. An adjunct professor at New York University, she teaches the Collegium Musicum viol students and directs the Collegium’s viol consort The Teares of the Muses, a proficient ensemble that is in residence at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. Her comprehensive book, Bass Viol Technique, has been used worldwide since its publication in 1991.