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Sharon Lindo

 

Sharon Lindo studied at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, eventually specialising in early bowed stringed and wind instruments, and now performs, records and tours internationally with ensembles including The Sixteen, The King’s Consort, The Broadside Band, Red Byrd, His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts and The Dufay Collective. She is a principal violinist for Devon Baroque and leads the Corelli Orchestra in Cheltenham.

With Dance Back in Time Sharon gives presentations and workshops in historical music and dance, performing in museums, schools and stately homes, including workshops at the Tower of London. Sharon's broadcasts for television and radio include Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" on the rebec for BBC4’s "The Mediaeval Mind", and Peter Ackroyd's "Biography of London", also for BBC Television.

Sharon is a regular performer for the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, with tours to Japan, Italy and the U.S.A. She has made several recordings for the Globe, most recently with the band Tarleton's Jig, performing 16th and 17th century popular songs and dance tunes.  Together with Robin Jeffrey, Sharon is a member of the New Scorpion Band, singing and playing traditional songs and dances from the British Isles. They have recently released their sixth album. As a hobby, Sharon plays trombone for her local town band!

Click here for Tarleton's Jig website

Click here for the New Scorpion Band website

Sharon Lindo

  

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