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    Kirk, Athena

    Alto who was a member of the Harvard University Choir and appeared on their yuletide offering, Christmas in the Busch.  She won a Norton Fellowship and studied in Athens, Greece, in the summer of 2003.  Then she matriculated to the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a Jacob Hirsch Fellow in the Classics department, and joined the school’s a cappella choir, Perfect Fifth.  Other groups with whom she has performed include the Chalice Consort, Choralis, the Josquin Singers, Pacific Collegium, the St. Joseph of Arimathea choir, and the UC Chamber Chorus.

     

    Harvard University Choir recordings

    Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)

    Pro Organo CD 7134 (Christmas in the Busch)

    Conductor – Murray Forbes Somerville

    Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra

    Director – Robert Mealy

    The Harvard Brass

    SopranoAwet Andemichael

    Bass – Mark Risinger

    Organists – Erica Johnson and Edward Jones

     

    Sources:

    1. http://classics.berkeley.edu/people/students/person_detail.php?person=79
    2. http://www.ascsa.edu.gr/pdf/uploads/ASCSAanrept06-08-LO-FINAL.pdf
    3. http://www.chaliceconsort.org/singers.html
    4. http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~classics/newsletter/pdfs/June%2003%20NB.pdf
    5. http://www.bayareabach.org/3.html
    6. http://www.artistdirect.com/artist/athena-kirk/2837082
    7. http://perfectfifth.berkeley.edu/alumni.html
    8. http://perfectfifth.berkeley.edu/index.html
    9. http://bayareabach.org/resources/Seemorgh_2008_Program_Notes.pdf

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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