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First Performers of Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Rich Swingle has performed in hundreds of venues in 21 nations with his one-man plays and workshops (listed to the right). The dynamic nature of his work can fill as little as ten minutes in a larger presentation or as much as a full week of workshops. He has performed at churches, colleges, retreats, camps, prisons, a military base, theatres from Off-Broadway to The Kennedy Center, film, radio, and CD-ROM. For the Beginners Bible video series, distributed by Sony Wonder, he did 20 roles including Jesus, Adam, and the Serpent. He has performed voice-overs and on-screen roles in several commercials and four movies. He has performed and/or taught workshops in over 20 colleges or universities, including Namseoul University, Korea, Memphis University, and Princeton.

Doris DeLoach is Professor of Oboe at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Before joining the Baylor University faculty in 1967, she played English horn for three seasons with Nashville Symphony Orchestra while earning the M.M.E. degree at George Peabody College. She is currently principal oboist of the Waco Symphony Orchestra and plays in the Baylor Woodwind Quintet. Active as a performer, she has appeared in concert at International Double Reed Society Conventions in Columbus, Baton Rouge, Madison, Lubbock, Bloomington, Evanston, Frankfurt, Morgantown, Tallahassee, Austin and Ithaca as well as state and national conventions of other prominent organizations. Dr. DeLoach is on the faculty of the MasterWorks Summer Music Festival in Winona Lake, Indiana. International appearances include performances and master classes in Belgium, Panama, Costa Rica, Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, England, France and China.

Terry B. Ewell is professor of bassoon and music theory at Towson University. From 2001 to 2005 he was President of the International Double Reed Society. He served as Principal Bassoon of the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Wheeling Symphony and also has performed with the Seattle Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra. During the summer he is a faculty member at the MasterWorks Music Festival in Winona Lake, Indiana. Dr. Ewell is a leading exponent of double reed pedagogy through digital media. His YouTube videos have received over ¼ million downloads and other web materials have received over ¾ million downloads. Many of his materials may be accessed at www.2reed.net and www.idrs.org.


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