Genevan Players

The Genevan Players are the instrumentalists of our baroque ensemble. Although we are not all yet on period instruments we currently perform at a = 415hz in 1/6 comma meantone temperament (for an explanation of meantone tuning click here.) The string instruments are in the process of conversion to appropriate gut stringing. As of 2016 we have been using baroque oboes, bassoon, and recorders. From 2018 all our brass will also be baroque (valveless and without cheat holes). At present the instrumentalists are …

Violins  / violae

  • Winston ‘t Hart
  • Caleb Kim
  • Francine ‘t Hart
  • Julia den Boer
  • Derek Swarts
  • Gerrit Groenewold (viola)
  • Dylan Grundman (guest performer)
  • David Maconochie (guest performer)
  • Ronniet Orlando (guest performer)


  • Christina ‘t Hart
  • Amanda Swarts
  • Maria Vermeulen

Double Bass

  • Jack Charles (guest performer)
  • Taigh Macdonald (guest performer)


  • Dean Anderson

Baroque Oboe

  • Sharon McVilly
  • Anna Maydwell (guest performer)
  • Georg Corall (tutor)
  • Amy ‘t Hart [in reserve for 2018]

Baroque Bassoon

  • Avril Steyl (guest performer)


  • Maria Vermeulen
  • Geraldine Plug

Baroque Horns

  • David Souman
  • Elisha Kim
  • Angelica Poppe [in reserve for 2018]

Baroque Trumpet

  • Kenton Schoof
  • vacant


  • Elaine van der Stoep


  • Dean Anderson
  • Caleb Kim
  • Tahlia Vermeulen


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