Personal Summary / Bio
Diana Munch, harpsichordist, fortepianist, pianist and organist, has accompanied singers, instrumentalists, chamber music ensembles, orchestral, and choral groups in Michigan, as well as on European tours. She was on staff at Wayne State University for seven years as Accompanist for the Music Department. Ms. Munch is also a State-Certified Piano Teacher and is currently the Director of Music at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington. She frequently performs with her sister, Linda Munch, often championing the work of women composers. She is one of the founders of Michigan Baroque, a group formed early in 2006 to serve Michigan with lively and insightful period instrument performances, and to introduce historically-informed practices to a new audience.
Recent Michigan Baroque performances include "An Evening in Naples" in September 2006, "Music of the German Baroque" in April 2007 and "An Evening of English Music" in October of 2007. "A Salzburg Christmas", choral music for string orchestra and organ continuo, was presented at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington on January 6, 2008. On January 3, 2009, she will perform fortepiano duets with guest artist Bethany Cencer and will accompany Michigan Baroque artist Linda Munch, soprano, on Mozart and Schubert lieder, and Beethoven's An die ferne Geliebte.