Beckwith Ensemble

beckwith-ensemble-med-01.jpgThe Beckwith Ensemble is a group dedicated to the songs and music celebrating the life and times of painter Cornelius Krieghoff – who immortalized 19th century Quebec. John Beckwith, composer and researcher, assembled musicians specializing in preserving and recreating Quebec’s folk and ‘leisure’ music.  The group covers the many facets of Quebec life – folk music, sacred music, dances, marches, theatre music and art songs. The group features vocalists as well as flute, violin, piano and harmonium.