GINNY MORGAN (Director) holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Chapman University, CA, with emphasis in historical music & performance. She has directed early music ensembles for the last 30 years in Wyoming, Colorado, & Maui. She has received grants to work as an Artist in Residence in historical music in all three states. She has performed with numerous symphonies throughout California, Wyoming, & Colorado, as well as the Valley Isle Symphony, the Maui Symphony & Chorus, the Haleakala Chamber Players, & the Maui Civic Light Opera.
ALFRED WOLF has been a member of Early Music Maui since 1993, performing on recorders, viol, & harp. He has performed clarinet, saxophone, & flute with the Valley Isle Symphony, Maui Symphony, Haleakala Chamber Players, & the Maui Civic Light Opera. Currently, he plays harp & flute for weddings on Maui & is a retired professor of mathematics of University of Hawaii, Maui College.
JOE SPANGLER is proud to join EMM for the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe! Past EMM/Fringe shows include: Bach for Breakfast & Mozart for Breakfast. Other recent credits include the roles of Lenny in The Homecoming, Charles in Blithe Spirit, & Charlie in The Foreigner. Joe currently owns Spangler Vision, an entertainment lighting design firm in Santa Monica, CA.
MATTHEW SPANGLER is an award-winning playwright & director. His plays have been produced throughout the U.S., U.K., & Canada. His adaptation of The Kite Runner received five San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics’ Circle Awards, including Best New Script & Best Overall Production, among other awards in the U.S. & U.K, where it recently completed a nationwide tour. His adaptation of T.C. Boyle’s novel The Tortilla Curtain received an Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award & was a finalist for San Diego’s Craig Noel Award for Best New Play. His most recent play, Albatross, based on the “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” received two Elliot Norton Theatre Awards in Boston. Albatross will be produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Paradise Green Theatre) in 2016 & Off-Broadway by 59E59 Theatre in 2017 . He is a professor of performance studies at San José State University, CA.
CAMERON KEYS earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music performance from Cal State University in Los Angeles. Although he plays four instruments, his true passion comes from singing. Cameron has sung in many stage productions. Among his favorites are The Micado, The Kui Lee Story, Camelot, South Pacific, Brigadoon, & Maury Yeston's Phantom. He is a company member of Early Music Maui, Maui Civic Light Opera, & the founder/director of Maui Madrigale, a costumed rennaisance a capella singing group.
VINNIE LINARIES is a retired University of Hawaii linguistics professor. He has always lived on Maui & has been involved in theater for more than 50 years as an actor, director, & producer. This is his third visit to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, having performed originally in 2005 as "Father Damien: The Leper Priest of Molokai" & then in 2006 in, "Mozart in the Morning."
KATHRYN CANAN plays recorder & early flutes with many ensembles, medieval to contemporary. She has previously performed with Early Music Maui in Bach for Breakfast & Mozart for Breakfast at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Kathryn teaches recorder, flute, & Latin privately in her home in Grass Valley, California. She lives across the road from a gold mine discovered in 1856 & hopes there is still enough gold in her backyard to fund many more trips to Scotland.
GINA DUNCAN has been performing in local Maui theater productions for over 13 years. Her personal favorites were Les Miserables, Grapes of Wrath, & La Cage Aux Folles. She enjoys being part of the back of the house as well & was Props Mistress for Miss Saigon. She is humbled to be in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe & wishes all her fellow actors "Break a Leg with Aloha"
William J. Brown III
WILLIAM J. BROWN III is overjoyed to join Early Music Maui for Breakfast with Vivaldi. William is the Founder & Artistic Director of the Arabian Shakespeare Festival (www.arabianshakes.org). He has performed all over the San Francisco, Bay Area. Favorite roles include: Hamlet (Hamlet); Rodrigo (Othello); Jerry (Betrayal); Mac (Fighting Mac!); Orin (Mourning Becomes Electra); & Valentine (Arcadia). He can next be seen in ASF’s upcoming production of Macbeth.
As a teacher, William has taught Theatre to students of all ages at the university level for United Arab Emirates University & San Jose State University, as well as at many theatre companies including: Arabian Shakespeare, TheatreWorks, Annapolis Shakespeare & the San Francisco Shakespeare. He has taught workshops on Shakespeare in California, Maryland, the United Arab Emirates & Kuwait.
LISA TEICHNER received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California Institute of the Arts and worked on the Artistic and Production Staff for the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theater in her hometown of Los Angeles. She produced and directed theatre in LA, San Francisco and New York before relocating to Maui in 2003. On Maui, Lisa was the Artistic Director for Maui OnStage at the Historic Iao Theater and Associate Artistic Director for Maui Academy of Performing Arts. Lisa is a licensed Hawaii Real Estate Broker, Principal Broker & Team Leader for KW Island Living, Keller Williams Realty. In addition to live theatre and real estate, Lisa has a passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is currently a brown belt.