Robert Eisenstein
Viol/Medieval Fiddle
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Robert Eisenstein is a founding member and program director of Folger Consort. In addition to his work with the Consort, he is the director of the Five College Early Music Program in western Massachusetts, where he teaches music history, performs regularly on viola da gamba, violin, and medieval fiddle, and coordinates and directs student performances of medieval, Renaissance, and baroque music. He is an active participant in Five College Medieval Studies and served as Music Director for the Five College Opera Project production of the first opera by a woman composer, Francesca Caccini’s La Liberazione di Ruggiero. He has a particular interest in the use of computer technology in the service of music and enjoys teaching a course at Mount Holyoke College called Fun with Music and Technology.