Hardy, Elizabeth

Personal Summary / Bio

Elizabeth Hardy has become a regular both on stage and behind the scenes in Boston early music. She is an organizer and founding member of Grand Harmonie, a Boston and New York based ensemble dedicated to performing chamber and orchestral music of the Classical and Romantic eras. She has served as bassoonist and General Manager of Helios Early Opera, General Administrator and frequent performer with the Society for Historically Informed Performance, and as musician and Administrative Director of the 7 Hills Renaissance Wind Band.

Ms. Hardy spent a winter in New York as a member of the band for Shakespeare on Broadway, the Globe Theatre's Tony Award-winning historically-informed productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III. She also plays dulcian with 17th-century mixed consort The Weckmann Project. Other orchestral engagements have included the Handel & Haydn Society, l'Academie, Newton Baroque, the Austin Baroque Orchestra and the New York State Baroque Orchestra, as well as Canadian ensembles Classical Music Consort and Ensemble Caprice. Ms. Hardy holds a Master's degree in Early Bassoons from Indiana University's Early Music Institute, where she studied with Michael McCraw, and a Bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory.



Professional Performer or Semi-Pro Performer, Early Music Administrator (agent, presenter, director)

My Music

TitleComposerPerformer/EnsembleUpload DateLengthPlayDownload
Wind Quintet in Eb, Op.88 no.2, IV. Finale: AllegrettoReicha, AntonGrand HarmonieApr 15 20145:43
Wind Quintet in Eb, Op.88 no.2, II. Menuetto: AllegroReicha, AntonGrand HarmonieApr 15 20144:45

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