Diana Brewer

A guest artist of Tapestry since 2006, Diana Brewer also sings with Western Massachusetts-based ensembles Arcadia Players, Cantabile, and Wistaria Chamber Music Society. She began her musical studies as a violin student at a young age, and fell in love with singing as a teen. As an undergraduate student at Smith College, Ms. Brewer began exploring the world of Early Music, playing baroque violin in the Five College Baroque Orchestra, and singing in the medieval women's vocal ensemble. She has played baroque violin and viola with period instrument ensembles AmorArtis of New York, Boston's Handel and Haydn Society, and Foundling Baroque Orchestra of Providence, RI. She has also been known to moonlight as a sackbut player on occasion. Ms. Brewer earned her BA in music at Smith College, where she studied voice with soprano Jane Bryden. She earned her Master of Music in Early Music Performance at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA under the vocal instruction of mezzo-soprano Laurie Monahan. She is currently training as a cantor at the ALEPH Institute for Jewish Renewal.