Lynne Mackey, pianist and harpsichordist, has performed solo recitals and chamber music in the United States, South America, Europe and Africa. In Virginia, she also tours with the Commission for the Arts. Ms. Mackey holds masters and doctorate degrees from The Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelors degree from the University of Michigan. Highlights of her career include performances at Weill Recital Hall and Merkin Hall in New York City, the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada, and at the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition in Rotterdam. Ms. Mackey was awarded an Appalachian College Association Fellowship for a residency at the University of Virginia in the field of contemporary music. More recently, she spent the winter and spring of 2014 in Paris as the recipient of an artist residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts. Most recently, in January of 2015 she was invited to perform in a week of solo harpsichord masterclasses conducted by Trevor Pinnock at Brandywine Baroque. In the spring of 2016, she will be harpsichord concerto soloist with the Symphony Orchestra of Presbyterian College in South Carolina. She also performs in the Gee-Mackey Duo (cello and piano), touring in the U.S. and also in Spain and Morocco. Ms. Mackey is founder and director of the Virginia Baroque Performance Academy, with this year’s Baroque Workshop marking its seventh year as part of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. She has taught on the faculties of Eastern Mennonite University, the University of Mary Washington, the University of Virginia, and Bluefield College.