Phoebe Carrai completed her post graduate studies in Austria with Nikolaus Harnencourt, after receiving her B.M. and M.M. at New England Conservatory. She became a member of Musica Antiqua Köln in 1982, making over 40 recordings for Deutsche Gramophone. Ms. Carrai’s teaching career in historical performance started at the Hillversum Conservatory in the Netherlands and The University of the Arts in Berlin. She is presently on the faculties of The Juilliard School and The Longy School of Music. Along with her solo and chamber music concerts, she directs Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Baroque Cello Bootcamp and performs regularly with Philharmonia Baroque, The Arcadian Academy, Juilliard Baroque, The Boston Early Music Festival and the Göttingen Festival Orchestra. She shares her love of historical performance at summer courses from Tuscany to the east coast of the US. Ms. Carrai has released recordings of the Bach Solo Cello Suites, a duo recording of Frederich August Kummer, and “Out of Italy” on Avie Records. She has also recorded for Decca, Deutsche Gramophone, Aetme, Telarc and BMG. She plays on an Italian cello from ca. 1690.