Personal Summary / Bio
Beverly Simmons holds a doctorate in early music performance practice from Stanford University. Her career has included university teaching, performing, conducting, broadcasting, arts administration, concert production, and graphic design. She served as Executive Director of Early Music America and holds that position now for Quire Cleveland (http://quirecleveland.org). She has sung with Apollo’s Singers of Apollo’s Fire since its inception and is half of the cabaret duo Rent-a-Yenta (http://rentayenta.net). Through Ffortissimo Design (http://ffortissimodesign.com) she creates "harmonious" designs, mostly for musicians.