Adam Pearl

Early keyboard specialist and director Adam Pearl performs regularly throughout the United States as well as in Europe, South America and Asia with ensembles such as Chatham Baroque, the Folger Consort, the Catacoustic Consort, the American Bach Soloists, the Washington Bach Consort, Modern Musick, Pro Musica Rara, and Pacific Musicworks. He has been principal harpsichordist for Tempesta di Mare since 2005 and has recorded on the Chandos, Dorian and Plectra labels. Dr. Pearl is a member of the Early Music faculty at the Peabody Conservatory where his duties include teaching harpsichord, coaching ensembles, vocal coaching, teaching classes in continuo, baroque ornamentation, harpsichord tuning, and harpsichord literature. He directs the Peabody Renaissance Ensemble’s singers and directs Baroque opera productions. He also has taught at various early music workshops, including the Amherst Early Music Festival, the Madison Early Music Festival, and the Rocky Ridge Music Festival. Dr. Pearl holds the degrees of BM in piano performance and both MM and DMA in harpsichord performance, all from the Peabody Conservatory. He is a laureate of the 2001 Jurow and 2004 Bruges international harpsichord competitions. His recording of virtuosic works from the late French baroque will be released in 2018.

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