Byron Schenkman

Byron Schenkman has recorded more than thirty CDs of 17th- and 18th-century repertoire, including numerous recordings on historical instruments. A recipient of the Erwin Bodky Award from the Cambridge Society for Early Music, he was voted “Best Classical Instrumentalist” by the readers of Seattle Weekly. He was founding co-director of the Seattle Baroque Orchestra and currently directs “Byron Schenkman & Friends,” a Baroque and Classical chamber music series in Seattle. A graduate of the New England Conservatory, he received his master’s degree from Indiana University. He currently teaches at Seattle University and has been a guest lecturer in harpsichord and fortepiano at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.