Cellist Annabeth Shirley has performed across the US and Europe in concerts with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Nederlandse Bachvereniging, Cantata Profana, the Nederlands Kamerkoor, Bourbon Baroque, and as a fringe artist in the Utrecht Oudemuziek Festival. She has worked with directors Robert Levin, Rachel Podger, Jos van Veldhoven, Leonardo García Alarcón, Marc Destrubé, Marin Alsop, Vladimir Jurowski, and Kati Debretzeni, among others, in concerts including Verdi’s Requiem and Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony with the OAE, J.S. Bach’s Matthew Passion with the Nederlandse Bachvereniging, and as a member of the 2015 Baroque Orchestre Français des Jeunes and the 2016 Berwick Academy at the Oregon Bach Festival. Annabeth holds bachelors degrees in Cello Performance and Biology from the University of Michigan, where she studied with Anthony Elliott and Enid Sutherland, and a bachelors and masters degree in Baroque Cello from the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, where she studied with Lucia Swarts. She plays a cello of unknown, most likely French, origin from approximately 1830.