Burn My Heart with a Flame: The Sacred Passions of Isabella Leonarda

Anna Isabella Leonarda was a prolific Baroque composer who wrote 20 books of music including solo motets, sacred concertos for voices, litanies, masses and music for Vespers. She is notably credited with being the first woman to write sonatas for violin and basso continuo.

Tim Sterner Miller is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he teaches courses in musicology and also directs the UWM Collegium Musicum. He earned his MA and PhD in musicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, following an MM from the University of South Dakota. As a musician, he performs with a variety of groups in the Milwaukee area on lute, viol, and mandocello, and is a founding member of the New Milwaukee Consort.

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