Michael Collver
Cornetto
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Upon finishing his degree at San Diego State University in 1975, countertenor and cornettist Michael Collver continued his musical education in Switzerland at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with specializination in early vocal techniques and cornetto. Collaboration with the Schola has continued since then with residencies involving special projects, recordings, books, and research publications. Mr. Collver is a founding member of Project Ars Nova (P.A.N.), with which he has concertized extensively in Europe and the U.S. and has released six CD’s under the New Albion and TElarc International labels.

Michael Collver’s professional performances have also included solo work with Ensemble Squentia of Cologne, the Empire Brass Quintet, Tafelmusik, Boston Baroque and the Boston Camerata. Many of these concerts have been augmented by recordings with, Telarc International, Erato, Deutsche EMI, and Harmonia Mundi. As an oratorio soloist, he has performed with orchestras ranging from Aston Magna to the Los Angeles Philharmonic.