Shira Kammen

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Shira Kammen
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At the 2007 Port Townsend Early Music Workshop
Background information
Born (1961-04-05) April 5, 1961 (age 56)
Genres Early Music, Folk Music
Instruments Vielle, Fiddle, Viola da Gamba, Harp and Voice
Labels Bright Angel Records

Shira Kammen (born April 5, 1961) is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.

She received her degree in music from the University of California, Berkeley and studied vielle with Margriet Tindemans. She has performed and taught throughout the world and has played on several television and movie soundtracks, including "O", a modern high school-setting of Othello.[1] Her music was also licensed for the soundtrack of the video game Braid.

She currently lives in Berkeley, California.


Shira collaborated with singer/storyteller John Fleagle for fifteen years, and has been or is a member of or worked with a number of different groups:



  1. ^ "Patrick Ball - The Christmas Rose", [1], accessed July 1, 2009
  2. ^ Kozinn, Allan, (March 7, 1992). "Classical Music in Review". The New York Times, sec. 1 p. 16 of the New York edition.
  3. ^ Guerrieri, Matthew, (June 14, 2007). "King's Noyse enlivens songs from the French court". The Boston Globe, p. E6.
  4. ^ Oestreich, James R. (October 26, 1991). "Classical Music in Review". The New York Times, sec. 1 p. 13 of the New York edition.

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