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The Champlain Consort is a group of six early music musicians, led by Chapin Kaynor. The consort performs Medieval, Renaissance, and Elizabethan music on period instruments. The members of the Consort perform on recorders, sackbuts (Renaissance trombones), viola da gamba, cornetto, capped reeds, and percussion, combining different types of instruments in "broken consort" tradition to recreate the distinctive sound of English and European Medieval and Renaissance music.

Chapin Kaynor has played recorder and other period instruments with the Kings Hill Consort, Evergreen, Early Music Vermont, and others. He studied recorder with Bernard Krainis (New York Pro Musica) and sackbut with Adam Bregman (Indiana Sackbut Workshop).For many years Chapin also played French horn with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and its chamber groups. Since retiring from VSAC in 2014, he volunteers in the Williston schools in music and science and serves on the Green Mountain Transit board of commissioners. He also sings with the VSO Chorus and Noyana Singers, and plays euphonium in the Williston Town Band and the Green Mountain Brass Band.

Linda Rodd didn't know that her early piano lessons and horn playing in high school would lead to making music informally with friends her entire life, and eventually to being a founding member of Full Circle Recorders. In addition to performing with Full Circle for 16 years, she has become the resident arranger for many of their performance works. A retired psychology professor, Linda also sings in the Noyana Singers VNA hospice chorus, and is a quilter and grandmother of three.

Mary Ann Samuels has also been a member of Full Circle Recorders since its inception, and has played recorder, hammered dulcimer and tin whistle with various groups, often crossing over between early music and folk music. She studied recorder with Steven Light. She is a retired Elementary School music teacher, and currently teaches piano and dulcimer. She, too, sings with the Noyana Singers.

Herb Schroeder is a self-taught recorder player who has had a lifelong love of medieval, Renaissance, and folk music. In addition to recorder, Herb plays guitar, autoharp, tin whistle, mandolin, cornetto, and mountain dulcimer. He sang with a church choir and a traditional shape-note singing group in Chicago for many years and now gives live performances of folk and early music in the online virtual world of Second Life.

Barbara Wanner was introduced to the recorder while in college, later taking lessons more seriously with flutist Anton Winkler in Cambridge (MA). She also acquired a bass viola da gamba, studying with Alison Fowle (Boston Camerata) and Betsy MacMillan (Ensemble Arion, Montreal). Barbara has performed with Early Music Vermont, Evergreen, and many other early music ensembles and regularly attends viol events such as the Amherst Early Music Festival.

Jim Wanner was introduced to the Renaissance trombone by one of the world's finest players, Win Becu. In addition to ongoing sackbut lessons with Peter Christensen in Montreal, he studies voice with Bill Reed. Jim has attended sackbut workshops led by world class performers, including Adam Woolf, Greg Ingles, Catherine Motuz, Adam Bregman, and Mack Ramsey. Professionally, he works in the computer field.