Patricia Maureen O'Scannell Performer Teacher Recording Artist
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+ Performer and director within the Early Music genre for over 40 years.
+ Singer, viola da gamba, recorder, early double reed player and percussionist.
+ Specialty: arrangements of renaissance and medieval monody for small mixed ensembles.
Employment as Musician / Music Director
+ Old Globe Theater (1977)
+ Utah Shakespeare Festival (1979)
+ Oregon Shakespeare Festival (1980-2015)
+ Co-Founder of the Terra Nova Consort in 1989 with Sue Carney, with a 17 year residency at the Oregon Shakespeare
Festival, performing in Green Shows, plays and Noon concerts from 1990-2007.
+ At OSF 13 Indie recordings with Early Music themes.
+ Also two recordings with the Canadian audiophile label Dorian, distributed world-wide in 54 countries, both to worldwide acclaim.
+ Latest recording: Frutos Del Amor released in 2014 to favorable critical review.
+ 'Tage Alter Musik' Festival in Regensburg GE in 2000 and 2003 as featured performers.
+ Seven year collaboration with Mexican ensemble: Los Tiempos Pasados from 2000-2007 with numerous performances in
Guanajuato and Mexico City through the Festival Internacional Cervatino, Mexico's oldest and largest performance arts festival.
+ Fifteen year collaboration with dance reconstructionist Judith Kennedy and her historic dance troupe at OSF.
+ Nine year collaboration with David HoChoy and Martha Graham-based modern dance ensemble Dance Kaleidoscope. Performances
in Ashland and Indianapolis.
+ The Millennium of Music Award in 1993 (syndicated NPR broadcasts out of Washington D.C.)
+ Ema-Dorian International Recording Competition in 1999
+ TAM Recording of the Year Award, 2000 (GE)
Touring nationally and internationally under Abbey Music Management (VT) from 2000-2007:
+ California, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, Oregon, Vancouver and Victoria B.C. (Canada), and numerous other Early Music venues, clubs
National Public Radio (sample: worldwide, national and local)
+ St. Paul Sunday with Bill McLaughlin (MN),
+ West Coast Live (CA),
+ Harmonia (IN)
+ In The Mode with Kristina Herrick (CA)
+ JPR Ashland, various Hosts
+ Prairie Home Companion (Elizabethan Stage)
+ U C Riverside (recorder night courses)
+ Umpqua College Roseburg Oregon (recorder classes)
+ Southern Oregon University / Southern Oregon State College (Elderhostel, Senior Ventures, Shakespeare Studies and other
+ Founder Collegium Musicum program at SOU 2003-2007, adjunct faculty to the SOU Music Department.
+ Carnegie Mellon (2014) Skype lecture series.
+ SOU Theater Department (2015)
+ Currently Freelancing in Southern Oregon as a performer, teacher and ensemble coach.
+ For performances please visit current appearances page, or to check out previous performances visit archives.
+ Please visit the discography page, and can then stop at Buy Now! to purchase recordings.
+ Read reviews on critical review page.
+ Visit instruments for sale!
+ Traditional music of Ireland and the British Isles and other traditional music of the world with cohort Kevin Carr, a fantastic piper,
fiddler, multi-instrumentalist and story teller. Be sure to visit his Web Site.
Here are links to / names of performers who have recorded or performed with me over the years
Most influencial teachers (some long-term; others very briefly)
Dr. Ben Herbert - Organ (Redlands University)
Dr. Fred Gable - U C Riverside Collegium founder, Praetorius scholar.
Carol Herman - viola da gamba (CA)
Margriet Tindemans - medieval studies, viola da gamba (WA)
Alison Crum - viola da gamba (London)
John Dornenburg - viola da gamba (CA)
Contact information: (541) 482-9757 / email@example.com