Dr. Fred Kersten is a recorder player/educator completing postdoctoral research at Penn State University in the United States.
He can be heard giving playing Sonata in F by Benedetto Marcello
on DAM-CD: Recorder Music for UNICEF
. The genre of this performance is unique as it combines continuo played by synthesizer with real time performance by Dr. Kersten on alto recorder. He has also explored Elvis Presley as a source for recorder music.
Dr. Kersten published "Teaching Recorder in the Music Classroom" in November 2001.