Laurie Monahan, mezzo-soprano and co-founder of Tapestry, has a notable history in the early music movement. She is a specialist in medieval music who also has a love of contemporary vocal music. She co-founded Ensemble Project Ars Nova (P.A.N.), appeared with Sequentia for many years, and worked with Thomas Binkley and Andrea von Ramm at the Studio der Fruhen Musik at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland. She was a frequent soloist with Newberry Consort, Boston Camerata, Boston Cecilia Society, Aston Magna, and Cantata Singers. Her numerous recordings include albums with New Albion, Telarc, Ars Musici, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm (MDG), and Erato labels. She taught at the Longy School of Music of Bard College for 30 years and more recently at the Berklee College of Music. During the pandemic, she moved back to the west coast to pursue new adventures in the Seattle area. Tapestry’s performance on October 15, 2022 with Early Music Now in Milwaukee is her final appearance as a regular member of the ensemble.