B.Mus. (Viola da Gamba/Violone) & B.Mus. (Double Bass), Peabody Conservatory - Johns Hopkins University; M.Mus., The Juilliard School; M.St., Magdalen College, Oxford
Andrew ArceciDirector, Collegium Musicum
Developing a varied career as performer, composer/arranger, and scholar, Andrew Arceci performs regularly on the viola da gamba (viol), violone, and double bass throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. In the United Kingdom, he has appeared with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Cöthen Baroque, and Oxford Baroque. In the United States, he has collaborated with the Boston Camerata, Handel + Haydn Society, the Arcadia Players, Tempesta di Mare - Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra, Harmonious Blacksmith, the Handel Choir of Baltimore, Washington Bach Consort, and the Washington National Cathedral; he currently serves as principal bassist with Boston’s L'Académie Baroque Orchestra and Chicago’s Baroque Band. He has given workshops at the University of Oxford (UK), the University of Cambridge (UK), the University of Edinburgh (UK), the Narnia Arts Academy (Narni; Italy), the Taipei National University of the Arts (Taiwan), and Burapha University (Thailand). Additionally, Arceci has presented at several musicology conferences: I Encontro Ibero-Americano de Jovens Musicólogos (Portugal), Music & the Seicento (UK), and the Royal Musical Association (UK).