Jeremy David Ward is a cellist whose musical inspiration and repertoire spans from Renaissance dance music to the post-tonal works of Saariaho and Dutilleux. He is a founding member of the 16th- and 17th- century ensemble Rook. As a player of early bass instruments, Jeremy has enjoyed musicking with Bella Voce and the Newberry Consort where he has performed with early music luminaries Bruce Dickey, Paige Whitley-Bauguess and Tom Zajac. He has also had the pleasure of performing modern cello with Chicago new music groups Eighth Blackbird and Ensemble Dal Niente. Jeremy regularly performs internationally with Scottish fiddling champion Tim Macdonald.