John Harbison is Institute Professor of Music at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Katrin Talbot is an award-winning photographer and violist who lives in Madison, Wisconsin. Susan Youens is Professor of Musicology at the University of Notre Dame. Louise McClelland Urban is Professor Emerita of Voice at the University of Maryland, College Park. Paul Rowe, baritone, and Martha Fischer, pianist, are Professors of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.