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The Artists
Ulrika Daviddson











Ulrika Davidsson teaches historical keyboard instruments at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany; the Academy of Music and Drama, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; and the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
From 2007 to 2012 she was Assistant Professor of Historical Keyboards at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, as well as Music Director of Rochester City Ballet, and the Draper Center for Dance Education. From 1990 to 1999 she served on the faculty of the School of Music, University of Göteborg. 1983-1985 and 1987-2000 she held the position of Organist and Director of music in Björkö Church.
Ms Davidsson has given concerts in the U.S., Japan, South Korea, and throughout Europe, and has presented recitals and lectures at many international academies and conferences, such as Göteborg International Organ Academy, Smarano International Organ Academy, International Clavichord Symposium in Magnano, International Music Festival, Iceland, EROI festival, Eastman School of Music, and at various conferences organized by The Westfield Center for Keyboard Studies. She has performed for the Boston Clavichord Society, the Göteborg Clavichord Society, and has been invited to perform and lecture at various universities, such as Eastern Michigan University; Hochschule für Künste Bremen; Ferris University, Yokohama; Luleå University; Lunds University, and Århus School of Music.

Ulrike Heider


Ulrike Heider, born in Erlangen, Germany, studied at music conservatories in the Netherlands: church music and organ with Bert Matter and Hans van Nieuwkoop in Arnhem, choral and orchestral conducting with Jos Leussink and Tilo Lehmann in Zwolle and singing with Rebecca Stewart in Tilburg. At present, she is organist of the Haga Church, Göteborg, and teaches liturgical singing at the School of Music, Göteborg University.

Umberto Forni


Umberto Forni, italian, born in 1953, got his organ diploma in 1976 with full marks studying with Stefano Innocenti.
Right after was invited to teach in the Conservatory of Ferrara, so he left his medical studies at the University of Bologna dedicating full time to the study of music.
Interested on the ’600 and ’700 repertoire improved his knowledge in several stages.
In 1985 got his diploma “cum laude” in harpsichord with Sergio Vartolo in Ferrara.

William Dongois


William Dongois studied trumpet at the conservatories of Reims and Paris.  On completing his studies, he took up orchestral positions at the conservatory and at the Grand Theatre in Reims, and began teaching the trumpet.  In addition, he continued his musical training through the study of composition.
The combination of his experience with the trumpet and his affinity for early repertoire led him naturally to the cornetto. He received his first instruction in courses with Jean-Pierre Canihac, and further pursued study of this instrument at the Schola Cantorum in Basel with Bruce Dickey.

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