COmpass Resonance Ensemble

Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and post-Romantic period and modern instrument performance.

Zachary Carrettin, Leader and Music Director 

YuEun Kim*

Brune Macary

Jubal Fulks

Jennifer Diaz Spera

Hannah Kennedy

Michael Lawrence Smith*


Paul Miller, viola and viola d'amore

Vijay Chalasani

Renée Hemsing


Coleman Itzkoff

Joseph Howe*
Jocelyn Schendel*

Double Bass:
Nicholas Recuber

Brett Armstrong*

Harpsichord and Chamber Organ:
Christopher Holman

Jeremy Reger

Wesley Leffingwell*


Theorbo/Baroque Guitar:

Keith Barnhart*


CORE Chamber Choir:

Jennifer Perez and Sabina Balsamo, soprano

Claire McCahan and Kristin Gornstein, mezzo-soprano

Dan Hutchings and Miguel Ortega Bañales, tenor

Adam Ewing and O'Neil Jones, baritone

*Indicates Fellowship Artist 

Fellows are professional musicians who, in some cases, are using period instruments from the BBF collection, and are pursuing studies in gut-strung and modern instrument performance practices in a variety of ensemble environments and stylistic contexts through our Fellowship Artist Initiative.

Since 2017, guest artist mentors who have worked with our fellows and/or alongside in performance have included:

Katherine Kyme, violin (Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Adam LaMotte, violin (Portland Baroque Orchestra and Montana Baroque Music Festival)

Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin (American Bach Soloists)

Guy Fishman, cello (Handel+Haydn Society Orchestra)

Marc Schachman, oboe (Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Michael Dupree, oboe (Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra)

Andrew Schwartz, bassoon (Handel+Haydn Society Orchestra)

Todd Williams, horn (Handel+Haydn Society Orchestra)

Sadie Glass, horn (Guest Horn with period orchestras internationally)

Mario Aschauer, organ (Sam Houston State University)

Matthew Dirst, harpsichord (Ars Lyrica)

Richard Savino, theorbo and baroque guitar (El Mundo)

Ian Watson, harpsichord (Handel+Haydn Society Orchestra)

Robert Hill, harpsichord (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Nicholas Carthy, harpsichord (University of Colorado at Boulder) 

Daniel Hutchings, tenor (American Bach Soloists)

Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano (Guest Soloist with period orchestras and baroque opera companies internationally)