Letitia Berlin, recorders performs with the Farallon Recorder Quartet, Calextone, Bertamo Trio and Tibia Recorder Duo. Calextone specializes in music of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance, Bertamo Trio specializes in chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries, and Farallon and Tibia perform music from the Middle Ages to the present day. Ms. Berlin has performed as a soloist with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, and the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra.
Ms. Berlin received her Bachelor of Music in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her Master of Arts in Early Music Performance Practices from Case Western Reserve University. She enhanced her formal education with private lessons and master classes with Marion Verbruggen, Paul Leenhouts, and Saskia Coolen. She is a sought-after instructor at early music workshops around the country. As co-director of Tibia Adventures in Music, she organizes workshops for small groups of adult students in the U. S., France, Italy and Great Britain. She directs the Hidden Valley (Carmel Valley, CA) Early Music Road Scholar program, and co-directs the Winds and Waves recorder workshop at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology in Otis, Oregon. She was the director of Music Discovery, the San Francisco Early Music Society’s summer workshop for children, for 10 years. She has been awarded the recorder residency at the Sitka Center three times. From 1986 to 1988 Ms. Berlin lived in Charleston, where she studied recorder with Steve Rosenberg and performed with the Charleston Pro Musica.