Elisabeth Axtell delights in sharing the period instrument ethos with audiences across the country. Her regular engagements include Handel & Haydn Society, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Opera Neo, Austin Philharmonie, North Carolina Baroque, Arpeggione, Boston Baroque, Connecticut Early Music, Big Moose Bach Festival, Portland Bach Experience, and more. Off stage, Elisabeth is an entrepreneur of unconventional ensembles; founding projects include Grand Harmonie, a wind-led period instrument orchestra, and Conica, a natural horn quartet. She has proudly served community music groups as a board member of the Metropolitan Wind Symphony and as a president of New England Brass Band. Elisabeth teaches natural horn at New England Conservatory and, as a recovering English major, operates a thriving editorial and content creation business.