A native of southwestern Ontario, harpsichordist Charlotte Nediger joined the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra as principal keyboard player in 1980 at age 21 and has held that position ever since. She has an extensive background in music research, and works behind the scenes at Tafelmusik as Assistant to the Music Director, Librarian, and Programme Editor. She also oversees Tafelmusik's Artist Training Programmes, notably as Artistic Coordinator of the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. As a performer Charlotte is one of few keyboard players to specialize in orchestral continuo playing. Charlotte holds Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of Western Ontario and a Solo Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in the Netherlands. Charlotte teaches at the University of Toronto and the Glenn Gould School.