Cynthia Keiko Black
Cynthia Black lives in Berkeley, California and enjoys performing across the United States as a baroque violist and violinist. She is a founding member and violinist of the newly-formed Costanoan Trio dedicated to performing Classical piano trio repertoire on period instruments. Cynthia regularly plays with the American Bach Soloists and appears with other ensembles like Les Délices, Chatham Baroque, Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and Seraphic Fire.

She holds a D.MA. from Case Western Reserve University and modern viola degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music studying under Dr. Julie Andrijeski, Lynne Ramsey, and Robert Vernon. This summer is Cynthia’s third season at the Carmel Bach Festival.