Dr. Dirk Freymuth
DMA - University of Southern California (Early Music Performance, 2005)
Dr. Dirk Freymuth is a producer, music historian, arranger, lutenist, guitarist and viola da gamba performer. Freymuth was born in Frankfurt, Germany and raised in Los Angeles. He studied at the University of Southern California, earning a Bachelors degree in Jazz Guitar, a Masters in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque music and a Doctoral degree in Early Music Performance.
Freymuth moved to Dublin in 1990 to join the Baroque Orchestra of Ireland. He developed a strong interest in Irish traditional music during this time. From 1991 through 1994 he lived in London and toured with the Renaissance ensemble Circa 1500. In 1994 Freymuth moved to Minneapolis. He has been recording and producing albums for Lifescapes Music since 1997. He is assistant professor of music at Western Oregon University where he teaches Audio Production and conducts the early music consort.
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