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Live Performance : Khakis Presents Stephen Schultz and Sarah Darling

In partnership with the Carmel Bach Festival. We're bringing you a live performance this Sunday with two amazing talents; Paul Rhodes and Meg Eldridge. We'll also be donating 10% of proceeds from regular priced merchandise sales to the Bach Festival, which is run by community support

Stephen has been a participant of the Bach Festival for 1 season.” Stephen, called “among the most flawless artists on the Baroque flute" by the San Jose Mercury News and “flute extraordinaire” by the New Jersey Star-Ledger, plays solo and Principal flute with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Musica Angelica and performs with other leading Early music groups such as Portland Baroque Orchestra, Wiener Akademie, and Chatham Baroque. Currently he is a Teaching Professor in Music History and Flute at Carnegie Mellon University and director of the Carnegie Mellon Baroque Orchestra. In 1986, Mr. Schultz founded the original instrument ensemble American Baroque. As solo, chamber, and orchestral player, Schultz appears on sixty recordings for such labels as Dorian, Naxos, Harmonia Mundi USA, Centaur, NCA, and New Albion. He has been very active in commissioning new music written for his instrument and in 1998, Carolyn Yarnell wrote 10/18 for solo, processed Baroque Flute and dedicated it to Mr. Schultz. The Pittsburgh composer Nancy Galbraith wrote Traverso Mistico, which is scored for electric Baroque flute, solo cello, and chamber orchestra. It was given its world premiere at Carnegie Mellon University in April 2006 and this highly successful collaboration was followed in 2008 with Galbraith's Night Train, Other Sun in 2009, and Effervescent Air in 2012.

Sarah studied at Harvard University, the New England Conservatory and in Amsterdam and Freiburg. Described as “focused, nuanced, and arresting” (Boston Musical Intelligencer), she holds a variety of viola and violin leading positions with Boston Baroque, Musicians of the Old Post Road, Gut Reaction, Musical Offering, Les Bostonades, the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, and A Far Cry. Sarah has recorded for Naxos, Linn, paladino, Azica, MSR, and Centaur.