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Laurette Goldberg: Early Music in the San Francisco Bay Area 1960s to Present

Interviewee(s):
Goldberg, Laurette
Interviewer(s):
Mead, Mary
Title:
Laurette Goldberg: Early Music in the San Francisco Bay Area 1960s to Present
Abstract:
Childhood, family, religious background; music education: St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University, 1953, UC Berkeley, 1954-1955, Cal State Hayward, 1969-1970; harpsichord study with Gustav Leonhardt, Ralph Kirkpatrick; issues of career, marriage, and family; faculty of San Francisco Conservatory of Music, since 1969, and lecturer, UC Berkeley, since 1970; founding of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, 1980, and artistic director until 1986; consideration of major figures in early music and classical periods in the San Francisco Bay Area: Gerhard Samuel, Calvin Simmons, Ralph Kirkpatrick, John Phillips, Alan Curtis, Rella Lossy, Judith Nelson, Lee McCray, Anna Carol Dudley, Susie Napper, Bruce Haynes, Michael Sand, Nicholas McGegan, others; discussion of San Francisco Early Music Society, 1750 Arch Street, Jewish Music Festival, Cazadero Summer Camp; performance groups: Tapestry (formerly the Elizabethan Trio), Junior Bach Festival, MusicSources. Appended reviews, programs, articles by and about Goldberg.
Subject area(s):
Arts and Letters
Interview date(s):
1996
Project:
Arts and Letters - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10974720
Rights:
Goldberg, Laurette. "Laurette Goldberg: Early Music in the San Francisco Bay Area 1960s to Present." Interview by Mary Mead in 1996. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1997.