Praised for his musicality and virtuosity, Allen Hamrick enjoys a varied career as a period bassoonist and recorder player. He has performed with the Boston Early Music Festival for their recent production of Orlando Generoso by Agostino Steffani; he has performed with Boston Baroque and The Handel and Haydn Society; and he has performed for Bach festivals in Toronto and Charlotte, North Carolina. Having participated in the inaugural Teatro Nuovo Bel Canto festival in 2018, Allen made a return appearance this year performing La Straniera by Bellini and La Gazza Ladra by Rossini. He frequently performs with La Fiocco and has made many appearances with Grand Harmonie and other groups across the country. Allen holds music degrees from Indiana University, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and The Juilliard School, where he toured nationally and internationally with Juilliard415 under the direction of renowned directors William Christie, Masaaki Suzuki, and Jordi Savall.