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The Jubilatores is a
performing ensemble specializing in secular music of the Middle
The Jubilatores, pronounced you-be-la-TOR-ez,
perform secular music of 10th through 15th Century Europe. The
ensemble regales listeners with the romance of the Troubadours to
the mysticism of Alfonso X's Spanish court, all played on
beautiful medieval instrument reproductions (modern pitch - A
440) including lutes, guitarras, fyddles, flutes, harp, psaltery,
and drums. From background music, to toe-tapping dance, to
educational performances, the Jubilatores perform in costumes of
the period, bringing listeners, young and old, a musical and
visual journey to the Middle Ages and early Renaissance.
Founded in 1984, the Jubilatores have
performed for universities, colleges, schools, libraries,
weddings, and private parties. Patrons of note include San Diego
State University, the San Diego Opera Guild, San Diego Early
Music Society, the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, the
Charter One Hundred of La Jolla, Ambassador Larry Lawrence, Comic
Con, Toledo main library, and the Toledo Art Museum.
The Jubilatores musical instrument
collection is extensive. Barry Ebersole is an instrument maker of
exceptional skill. His instruments are soon to be a featured
exhibit at the Toledo Art
Museum. Reproductions of
Medieval instruments and some rare antiques are featured in
The founders/directors of the
Jubilatores moved to Toledo Ohio in 1997. Toledo area
performances include several presentations at the Toledo Art
Founder and director of the
Jubilatores, plays oud, medieval fyddle, guitarra latina, and
percussion. His graduate studies have included work under Dr.
Theodore Brunson, Dr. Lewis Peterman, and Curtis Bourtese at San
Diego State University. Barry researched medieval instrument
building and constructed many of the instruments the Jubilatores
play. His instruments are in the collections of universities and
lutes, viol, bowed psaltry, harp, other plucked strings,
percussion. He has been a member of the Lute Society of America
since 1984, and he has studied with Lyle Nordstrom and Thomas
Binkley. He also plays with Musica Antigua de Toledo. He holds a
degree in Theology.
Also a founding member of the ensemble,
plays transverse flute, recorder, dulzina, harp, and performs
vocals. Her studies include research under Dr. Lewis Peterman, at
San Diego State University, in non-Western, medieval, and
Renaissance flute technique and performance. Charissa is a member
of the scholastic the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Performs on percussion, and strings.
Currently studying archeology at the University of Michigan.
Performs on keyboard, percussion, and
psaltry. She holds a doctorate of law and practices at the
University of Michigan..
Performs on bowed strings, harp, and
voice. Currently studying Cello under Dr. Thomas Stauffer.
Student of Michael & Irena Tseitlin (1993 - Present) at
Fairbanks School of Performing Arts, studying ensemble, orchestra
and composition where she sits as principal cellest. Shoshannah
has also been a cellist in the San Diego Youth Symphony.
Lark in the Morning
(source for musical instruments)