Kathryn Cok elected as new Vice-President of the Historical Keyboard Society

Kathryn Cok, Head of Master Research, and teacher in the Early Music Department, was elected to the position of Vice-President of the Historical Keyboard Society (HKSNA) at their annual conference which took place in Hunter, New York at the end of this past June. At the conference she also presented her research: ‘Giustini & Lustig – a curious exchange’ as a lecture recital on harpsichord and fortepiano.

HKSNA is a United States-based non-profit organization comprised of national and international members who love and promote early keyboard instruments and the music written for them. Formed in 2012 by the merger of the Midwestern Historical Keyboard Society (est. 1984) and the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society (est. 1980), its members include instrument builders, players, teachers, and scholars.

Kathryn’s role will involve promoting historical keyboard education on all levels, as well as performance, and research. In addition, the society as a whole is keen to encourage and help establish a new generation of keyboard technicians and builders.