Karen Flint, American harpsichordist wears a Jane Wilson Marquis custom jacket & gown

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Karen Flint wears a Jane Wilson-Marquis Custom Jacket & Gown at her first concert at The Barn Flimtwoods Delaware

Karen Flint, harpsichordist and Artistic Director of Brandywine Baroque since its founding, has performed as soloist with the Delaware Symphony, Newark Symphony and with the University of Delaware Chamber Orchestra. With her ensemble she has made guest appearances with Coastal Concerts, Chorale Delaware, Mid-Atlantic Chamber Music Society and at the Boston Early Music Festival. Ms. Flint has degrees from Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The University of Michigan and teaches harpsichord at the University of Delaware.

Her recordings include: The Complete Works for Harpsichord , vol. 1 of Jacques Champion de Chambonnières; The Complete Works for Harpsichord of Nicolas Lebègue and Jacques Hardel, Complete Works for Harpsichord by Elizabeth Jacquet de La Guerre; Les Piéces de Clavessin by Jacques Champion de Chambonnières; Corelli Violin Sonatas Op. 5, 1-6; Cantates Françoises, Vol. 1; The Complete Harpsichord Concertos by J. S. Bach; Love in Arcadia: Duets and Trios by G. F. Handel; Boismortier Cello Sonatas; Oh! The Sweet Delights of Love: Music by Purcell; The Lass with the Delicate Air and C. P. E. Bach Trio Sonatas on the Plectra label; and The Jane Austen Songbook with Julianne Baird on the Albany label.

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Karen Flint ’64 teaches harpsichord at the University of Delaware and has been the artistic director of Brandywine Baroque, Delaware’s premier early-music ensemble, since its founding. Ms. Flint has performed at the Smithsonian Institution and with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Newark Symphony Orchestra, and the UD Chamber Orchestra. With Brandywine Baroque she performs an annual series of concerts held in Exton, Pa. and Rehoboth Beach and Wilmington, Del. Her ensemble has made guest appearances at the Boston Early Music Festival, Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, UD concerts, and the Coastal Concerts series. In 2003, Ms. Flint established the Dumont Concerts, a weekend festival in Delaware of harpsichord recitals on antique instruments featuring internationally known harpsichordists. She also founded her own recording label, Plectra Music, which specializes in recordings of Baroque repertoire performed on antique instruments. The label has undertaken a long-term series of discs titled Le Clavecin Français, an internationally acclaimed survey of 17th- and 18th-century French harpsichord music.Ms. Flint earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Master of Music degree from The University of Michigan.