LAWRENCE RAGENT (horn) received his musical training at the New England Conservatory where he graduated with honors. He is a member of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. He has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and the Boston Symphony. Ragent has taught at Brown University and the University of California at Santa Cruz and is currently on the faculty of Stanford University, where he is also a member of the Stanford Woodwind Quintet. Ragent has performed as soloist with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia San Francisco and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. His performances on the Baroque horn have been with American Bach Soloists, Philharmonia Baroque, Magnificat ,and the Trinity Consort.