Calvin Herst (piano, accompanist) received his B.M. and M.M. degrees magna cum laude in Piano Performance from Ithaca College. He has also studied conducting extensively, including a summer at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. He has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Philadelphia Academy of Music, and throughout the People’s Republic of China in a 1996 concert tour. Mr. Herst is the accompanist for the Unitarian Universalist Church in Concord and the Suncook Valley Chorale and is the founding pianist of the Larksong Trio (with Peggo Horstmann Hodes, soprano and Jennifer Yeaton-Parris, flute). He has been a faculty member of the Ithaca College School of Music, the Community Music Center of Boston, and the Buckingham Browne and Nichols School.