Angela Mariani, Host
Angela Mariani has hosted Harmonia for WFIU since 1991, drawing on commercial, private and rare archival recordings as well as interviews with performers and scholars. A performer and scholar in the field of early music, she left the University of Massachusetts with a degree in music theory before earning a graduate degree at Indiana University’s renowned Early Music Institute. Since 2000, Angela and her husband have lived in Lubbock, Texas, where they are both members of the music faculty at Texas Tech University.
Laura Osterlund, Writer
Laura Osterlund is a recorder player and earned a B.Mus. with major concentrations in Early Music Performance and Music History from McGill University. She is an active musician throughout Montreal and Chicago and an avid member of the movement to promote Early Music performance, pedagogy, research, and appreciation throughout North America. She began writing for Harmonia in 2011.
Anne Timberlake, Writer
Anne Timberlake holds degrees in recorder performance from Oberlin Conservatory and Indiana University. She has received awards from the American Recorder Society and the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, and, in 2008, was awarded a Fulbright Grant. With Musik Ekklesia, Anne has recorded for the Sono Luminus label, and she’s a founding member of the ensemble Wayward Sisters, specializing in music of the early baroque. Anne enjoys teaching as well as performing. In addition to music, she holds a B.A. in Creative Writing and covers the classical music beat for the Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia). She started writing for Harmonia in July 2013.
Wendy Gillespie, Writer and Co-Host (Harmonia Early Music Podcast)
Wendy Gillespie is Professor of Music, teaching early bowed strings and performance studies, at the Early Music Institute of the Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN and a past president of the Viola da Gamba Society of America. As a viola da gamba player, she has made more than 80 CDs and performed on five continents. Wendy began working with Harmonia in January 2012.
Janelle Davis, Writer and Co-Host (Harmonia Early Music Podcast); Production Assistant
Janelle Davis is a violinist and performs with period instrument ensembles throughout the United States. She is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University where she has specialized in early music. Janelle is a devoted educator having served in various capacities as a studio teacher, classroom orchestra director, and youth music festival clinician. Janelle also volunteers with Early Music In Motion—a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting communities under-served by the arts. She began working with Harmonia in January 2012.
Elizabeth Clark, Volunteer Writer and Production Assistant
Elizabeth Clark is a graduate student at Indiana University, where she is pursuing degrees in organ and harpsichord. She is a 2010 graduate of St. Olaf College, where she earned a B.M. in organ performance. She is currently the Director of Music at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Columbus, Indiana.
Other Harmonia Staff
- Michael Paskash, Audio Engineer
- LuAnn Johnson, Producer – Harmonia, and Program Services Manager – WFIU
WFIU Supporting Staff
- David Wood, Music Director
- Heidi Radtke Siberz, Music Librarian
- John Bailey, Marketing Director
- Will Murphy, Station Operations Director
- Perry Metz, Executive-in-Charge IU Radio-Television Services