| Christen Herman,
soprano, a U. C. Berkeley graduate, has appeared as soloist
with ensembles throughout the West, including Musica
Angelica Baroque Orchestra, the Paulist Boy Choristers, the
Cambridge Singers, and I Cantori, in whose production of Hildegard
von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum she sings the role of The Soul.
Although she is known particularly for her work in Medieval,
Renaissance and Baroque styles, she has given premiere
performances and made recordings of new works by American
composers, such as Steve Reich, Joan La Barbara, and Daniel Lentz.
Festivals and series include the Ojai Festival, the LA Bach
Festival, Music at St. Matthew's, the Armand Hammer, and the Colly
Soleri Series at Arcosanti. Solo performances include Long
Beach Opera's production of Charpentier's The Imaginary
Invalid, Steve Reich's Tehillim, the Santa Cruz Baroque
Festival, and the soundtrack to the movie Simpatico. Ms.
Herman is a founding member of Voxfire.