Chatham, Holly


Instruments Played
Organ, Harpsichord, Fortepiano

Personal Summary / Bio

Keyboardist Holly Chatham is hailed as an "elegantly florid" (San Francisco Classical Voice) player and a "leader in the field" (Counterpoint), possessing "a wonderful improvisational flair" (Atlanta Early Music News) on the keyboard. She has performed throughout the U.S., U.K. and Mexico in halls such as Andrew Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, as feature performer at festivals such as the Ugbrooke Chamber Music Festival (U.K.), Miami Bach Festival, Musica Viva Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and at the Festival San Luis and Festival Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado in Mexico, and under the batons of conductors such as Masaaki Suzuki, Jane Glover, Simon Carrington, Patrick Gardner, Andrew Megill, Paul Goodwin and Jos van Immerseel. Each summer she spends five weeks as early keyboardist/pianist at the Carmel Bach Festival.  She was Co-Artistic Director and harpsichordist for the critically acclaimed ensemble Reconstruction from 2002 to 2010, performing throughout the U.S. and Mexico, and she toured the country as harpsichordist for the groundbreaking ensemble Bimbetta from 1998 until 2003. As pianist in The Chatham-Wood Duo, she performs with violinist Patrick Wood Uribe throughout the U.S. and U.K.  Ms. Chatham also maintains an active performing career in the New York area with groups such as Riverside Choral Society, Trinity Choir, Fuma Sacra and Westminster Kantorei, as well as in recital with singers and instrumentalists. Ms. Chatham is a vocal coach at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, and is organist at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. DMA, Collaborative Piano, Rutgers University; MM Harpsichord/Fortepiano Performance, Indiana University; BM, Piano Performance, Clayton State University.



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