Marc Lewon

Marc Lewon specialises in medieval instruments of the lute family. After gaining a Master's degree in musicology and medieval German from Heidelberg University, he moved to Basel to further his practical music studies in the Medieval Department of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. There he studied lute with Crawford Young, vielle, and singing. In 2006 he completed his diploma in medieval lute, graduating with honours.

As an internationally performing musician, Marc Lewon works with leading ensembles and soloists in the field of Early Music and has recorded over 40  numerous CDs. He directs his own Ensemble Leones and, besides being a busy performer, he gives master classes and ensemble courses in medieval music and publishes articles and editions on the subject. He has taught at the Leipzig Conservatory and the Universities of Vienna and Heidelberg. In 2017 Marc Lewon was appointed Professor of Medieval and Early Modern Lute Instruments at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. He is currently finishing his PhD at Oxford University.