Following a rigorous process of audition, St Hugh’s doctoral student Marc Lewon has been appointed Professor for Medieval and Early Renaissance Lute at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Switzerland, to start in September 2017.
As an international musician specialising in lute and vielle, Mr Lewon works with leading ensembles and soloists of Early Music and is an artistic consultant for several festivals. As well as currently completing his DPhil studies under Reinhard Strohm here in Oxford, Marc is involved in teaching lectures, masterclasses and ensemble courses in Leipzig, Vienna and Heidelberg. He has made numerous CD and radio recordings and published widely on Early Music.
With his own Ensemble Leones, he is working on hitherto unknown works from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. He works with leading soloists in the field of Early Music, including Andreas Scholl, Crawford Young and Paul O’Dette.
You can read more about his work on his blog here.