Experts & Speakers Faculty Profile
Professor of Music (Early Music; Voice); Chair, Early Music; Director, Early Music Institute
Professor of Music (Early Music)
Professor of Music
Jacobs School of Music
Interests:Paul Elliott, Early Music Institute, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
- M.A. at Oxford University, 1977
- B.A. at Oxford University, 1972
Paul Elliott made his solo debut in England in 1972 and is most widely known for his performances of early music, having performed with European ensembles including The Academy of Ancient Music, The Early Music Consort of London, The London Early Music Group, Musica Antiqua Köln, The Deller Consort (1975-1985), Pro Cantione Antiqua, and The Hilliard Ensemble, of which he was a founder member.
Since 1985, Elliott has been based in the United States. Performances have included Mozart's Idomeneo, staged in Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, appearances at the Kalamazoo Bach Festival, the San Antonio Festival, and concerts with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, The City Musick in Chicago, and the Canadian baroque orchestra, Tafelmusik.
With The Theatre of Voices, his recordings have included Proverb by Steve Reich for Nonesuch and Fragments, Hoquetus, The Age of Cathedrals, and Monastic Song for Harmonia Mundi (USA). He makes frequent appearances with the San Francisco Bay Area early music ensemble Magnificat Baroque.
Elliott holds the CMVT (Certified McClosky Voice Technician) designation from the Boston-based McClosky Institute of Voice, of which he is a past-president. He is an Honorary Fellow (Hon FASC) of the London-based Academy of St.Cecilia.