pieces as a whole had a compositional sense about them which I admire
very much ... reminds me a bit of the tune Bizet uses..."
(Bill McLaughlin, host of St. Paul Sunday Morning)
successfully crosses the boundries between early music and world music,
with delightful results."
(Early Music Vancouver)
(Sacred and Secular)
1976, Dr. Ben Herbert, Redlands University
Lyle Smith, U.C. Riverside
1981, Dr. Fred Gable, U.C. Riverside
A. in Music:
U. C. Riverside
Herman, Margriet Tindemans, Tina Chancy
Davenport, Tom Axworthy, Margaret and Todd Weatherwax, Todd Barton
Lanou Davenport, Anthony Rooley, Emmy Kirkbye, Wieland Kuyjken, Rene Jacobs,
Margriet Tindemans, David Douglas, Gustav Leonhart
Millenium of Music: Fauvel King of Vice! Syndicated Broadcast,
1997 Dorian/Early Music America: First Annual International Recording
Competition, Renaissance en Provence
CD of the Month: Renaissance en Provence, Regensburg Germany, 2000
Oregon on Tour! 1985-88 Arts in Education: 1988-90
SOU Elderhostel, Senior Ventures, Center for Shakespeare Studies and Continuing
Education Programs 1990-2002
Oregon Rural Outreach: 1985-86
Seattle Early Music Guild, Educational Program 1994-96
Ashland Folk Music Society
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 1990-2002: Greenshows, Noon Concerts,
Daedelus Projects Plays: Juno and the Paycock, The Hostage, Playboy of
the Western World, A Touch of the Poet
Terra Nova Early Music Series in Seattle: 1992-96
Heather and Rose Scottish & English Country Dance Balls, 1985-1995
The Tempest, Actor's Theatre, 1991
Playboy of the Western World, Spaghetti Factory, 1985
The Gospel According to Luke, 1984
U.S. Tour Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, Marc Anthony, 1982
San Diego Old Globe Theatre, 1977
Romeo and Juliet, Riverside Community College, 1975
The Everywoman Choir, 1987-88 (founding member)
The Diversity Choir, 1990-92 (founding member)
Ashland Trinity Episcopal Choir, 1993-1996
Northwest Bach Ensemble Jefferson Baroque Orchestra
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Jefferson Baroque Orchestra
A Touch of the Poet: 1997, Oregon Shakespeare Festival with Eric Rigler
The Sun King! 1999, OSF Green Show
Original Songs, 1972-2002
The Gospel According to St. Luke
Renaissance en Provence, Dorian Recordings Ltd., 2000
Baylado!, Dorian Recordings Ltd., 2002
Daughter of the Many-Colored Trees, Original Songs
Criona, The Old Man's Teeth, Ireland and the British Isles
Criona Live in Portland
The Old and New World, Renaissance
Somewhat Musing, Renaissance and Medieval
Ich Stuend an einem Morgen, Renaissance
Del Rosal Sale la Rosa, Renaissance
Fauvel, King of Vice! Medieval
The Complete Scottish and English Country Dance Master for Recorder,
Part 1, Mel Bay Publishing, release pending.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Tage Alte und Neuer Musik, Regensburg 2000
Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato, Mexico 1999-2002
The Seattle Folk Life Festival
Early Music Festival of the Islands
Vancouver Folk Festival
Oregon Bach Festival
Utah Shakespeare Festival
to her 12 year history of directing and creating outstanding programs
with the Terra Nova Consort and for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, she
is an accomplished multi‑instrumentalist and singer playing recorders,
capped reeds, shawm, and tenor viola da gamba.
To view a
list of programs created by O'Scannell click here.
fresh and stylish sound from an exciting new ensemble." (Early
raw, emotionaL.. truely a unique early music experience."
comes a music that is engaging to the audience, sonorous within itself,
but demanding to the listener, without the flourish and filigree."
audience thanked them with sustained and enthusiastic cheering."
consort had the audience in the palm of their collective hand from the
very first piece"
(Deryk Barker, Times Colonist, B.C.)
and especially above all to take care that the music is alive! That's
why we have especially just mentioned the Terra Nova Consort of the U.S.A.,
considered to be one of the absolute discoveries.."
(Kerstin Unseld, Bayerischer Rundfunk)
... positively enchanting ... wonderful stuff! This has got to be one
of the world's great rock'n'roll renaissance bands!"
(Bill McLaughlin, St. Paul Sunday Morning)
a few of the comments regarding the group and O'Scannell's musical contributions
to the Terra Nova Consort, receiving critical acclaim as an arranger and
director both at the prestigious Regensburg festival where the group made
its European debut in 2000, and while touring in Indiana, Vermont, Victoria
B.C. and California later that same year.
O'Scannell and Carney began a collaboration with Mexican group: Los Tiempos
Pasados, which culminated in performances at the famed Festival Cervantino
in Gunanajuato, as well as in Mexico City. TNC performed "Renaissance
en Provence", as well as a collaborative concert with LTP in Mexico
in October of 2001.
she performs traditional Irish music, singing
in the traditional sean nos style, and playing the tin whistle.
about Pat O'Scannell and The Terra Nova Consort may be obtained
through artist representative Elizabeth Paxson of Abbey Music Management: