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Our concerts feature professional musicians, including Tony Award winners, Grammy-nominated classical artists, and Pulitzer Prize winners who have been uniformly moved by the experience of participating in our unique programs.
Aurista Chamber Music
  • Chamber Ensemble

Aurista Chamber Music is a performing ensemble dedicated to bringing classical, new and contemporary art forms in an accessible and artistically powerful medium: music.  We have performed at the American Museum of the Natural History, Yale Club, 92nd Street Y, Juilliard, New York University, Mannes, City College, and countless schools, universities, JCC’s, churches, and nursing […]

Benjamin Levy
  • Double Bass

Boston Symphony Orchestra double bassist Benjamin Levy was born in Cooperstown, New York in 1980 and grew up in Pennsylvania and Colorado. While in high school he studied with David Potter, and spent two summers studying with Stuart Sankey at the Aspen Music Festival. Mr. Levy has had chamber music collaborations with soprano Dawn Upshaw, […]

Bonnie Bewick
  • Violin

A member of the Boston Symphony since 1987, Bonnie Bewick attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and earned her bachelor’s degree in music in 1986 from the Curtis Institute of Music. Prior to joining the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bonnie won a position with the Columbus Symphony and participated in summer music festivals at […]

Brad Ellis
  • Piano

He’s played with the legendary Dizzy Gillespie and worked with the off-Broadway satirical review “Forbidden Broadway,” which included Glee guest stars Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. Ellis worked with Robert Ulrich before when he was casting a show that was all Elton John music that Shaun Cassidy was creating, so Ulrich thought of him for […]

Brentano String Quartet
  • String Quartet

Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,” raves the London Independent; the New York Times extols its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism”; the Philadelphia Inquirer praises its “seemingly infallible instincts for finding the center of gravity in every […]

Caroline Shaw
  • Violin

Caroline Adelaide Shaw is a New York-based musician appearing in many different guises. Trained primarily as a violinist from an early age in North Carolina, she is also a Grammy-winning singer in Roomful of Teeth and in 2013 became the youngest ever winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, for her enigmatic composition Partita for […]

Charity Wicks

A Minnesota native, she earned Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from Temple University in Philadelphia. She also holds a Doctor of Musical Arts, specializing in instrumental accompanying, from the prestigious Manhattan School of Music. She is noted as a versatile musician who is at ease with all styles of music, from classical and […]

Cody Williams

Broadway: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella; Memphis. Other Credits: Helen Hayes nomination for Oklahoma! (Will Parker) at Arena Stage, Yank!(Cohen) with Roundabout and Old Globe, Singin’ in the Rain (Cosmo), Atlanta Ballet, PCLO. CCM graduate.

Cynthia Meyers
  • Piccolo

Cynthia Meyers joined the Boston Symphony as piccolo in the autumn of 2006. Before coming to Boston, she served as the principal piccolo of the Houston Symphony for nine years under the direction of both Christoph Eshenbach and Hans Graf. She is the former principal flutist of the Omaha Symphony, a post that she held […]

Daniel Bauch
  • Percussion

Daniel Bauch joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in fall 2009, having held the position of assistant principal timpanist and percussionist with the Detroit Symphony for three years. He began playing percussion at age seven and during high school studied with the BSO’s Timothy Genis and Will Hudgins. Mr. Bauch earned a bachelor’s degree from the […]

Doo Wop Project

The Doo Wop Project stars leading cast members from the Tony Award Winning Broadway smash, JERSEY BOYS. The Doo Wop Project is a night of songs mixed with individual stories and references to their upbringings and experiences in the business, particularly backstage at The August Wilson Theatre, home of Jersey Boys, where the idea for […]

Douglas Carter Beane

Douglas Carter Beane is an American playwright and screenwriter. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Beane now lives in New York. His works include the screenplay of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, and several plays including The Country Club and The Little Dog Laughed, which was nominated for the […]

Enso String Quartet
  • String Quartet

Founded at Yale University in 1999, the Enso String Quartet has, in a decade and a half, risen to the front rank of string ensembles. Described by Strad magazine as “thrilling,” and praised by the Washington Post for its “glorious sonorities,” the Enso has won numerous awards, including top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild […]

Glenn Donnellan
  • Violin

Glenn Donnellan, violinist in the National Symphony Orchestra, is a native of Washington State. He joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 1997. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance at the University of Minnesota under Almita and Roland Vamos. He continued studies with Jorja Fleezanis as a member of the University of […]

Jarrod Emick

Jarrod Emick grew up in Oral, South Dakota, attended Hot Springs High School in nearby Hot Springs, South Dakota, and later attended South Dakota State University. Emick’s Broadway debut was in Miss Saigon as a replacement for Chris. However, it was his next role, in Damn Yankees, that won him acclaim – a Tony for […]

Julianne Lee
  • Violin

A member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Julianne Lee recently received the Presser Music Award. She made her solo debut at age 7 with the Lake Placid Symphonietta. Subsequently, she has also appeared as soloist with the KBS Symphony Orchestra in Korea and the Baden-Baden Philharmonie in Germany. Her chamber music collaborations include concerts with […]

Mariachi Flor De Toloache

Latin Grammy Nominees Mariachi Flor de Toloache make New York City history as its’ First and Only All­-Women Mariachi Group. Founded in 2008, Mariachi Flor de Toloache is lead by singers Mireya I. Ramos (founder) & Shae Fiol (original member). Reminiscent of the early days of mariachi the group started as a trio, Harp, Violin […]

Matt Leisy

Matt Liesy is a British-American actor whose body of work spans film, television and theatre. Best known for his “star in the making” turn as Matt in the long-running classic The Fantasticks. Matt is also a Barrymore Award Nominee for The History Boys at The Arden Theatre, for a role he also played at St. […]

Mickey Katz
  • Cello

Mickey Katz joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra in September 2004. A native of Israel, he has distinguished himself as a solo performer, chamber musician, and contemporary music specialist. He received the Presser Music Award in Boston, the Karl Zeise Prize as a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow, and won first prizes at the Hudson Valley Philharmonic […]

Project Trio
  • String Trio

Combining the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars, PROJECT Trio is breaking down traditional ideas of chamber music. The genre-defying Trio is acclaimed by the press as “packed with musicianship, joy and surprise” and “exciting a new generation of listeners about the joys of classical and jazz music.” Gramophone Magazine recently […]

Quattro

2013 Latin Grammy Nominee for Best New Artist, Quattro is a fresh, new and innovative ensemble that blends Latin POP. JaZZ and ClassICAL Crossover – “POPZZICAL” The best way to experience Quattro is to See and Hear them on stage. Only then will you feel the passion and energy that is overtaking every listener of their music. […]

Rose Hemingway

Charming ingenue Rose Hemingway made her Broadway debut as secretary Rosemary Pilkington opposite Daniel Radcliffe in the hit 2011 revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Before taking the NYC stage, Hemingway starred as Sophie Sheridan in the national tour of Mamma Mia! (opposite future husband Geoffrey Hemingway) and played Mary Phagan […]

Sarah Thornblade
  • Violin

Sarah Thornblade, who first joined the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 1999, is the Orchestra’s associate principal second violin. The Los Angeles Times describes her playing as “rapturously winning” and the Santa Barbara News writes that she is a “marvelously versatile violinist.” Sarah is a member of both the Eclipse Quartet and Xtet, both ensembles […]

Searmi Park
  • Violin

Searmi Park is a violinist in the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. She began studying violin at age six and graduated from the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, California. She went on to study at UCLA under violinist Mark Kaplan, receiving her Bachelor of […]

Thayne Jasperson
  • Singer

Thayne Jasperson is currently part of the hit broadway musical Hamilton! He was a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance, season 4, continuing on to the national tour. Original Broadway cast: Hamilton, Matilda and Newsies where he received an “Astaire Award” nomination. Thayne originated the role of Porthos for Broadway’s Finding Neverland. Other […]

Todd Buonopane

Broadway: Jean-Michel in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Roger in Grease, Amos in Chicago (& National Tour) and many characters in …Spelling Bee.  Off-Broadway Todd has played a dog, a cow, a waiter and an improviser.Regionally, a series of best friends and sidekicks at the Pasadena Playhouse, 5th Avenue, Goodspeed, Papermill, Prince and Barrington. TV/Film: Recurred […]

Tommy Bracco

Broadway debut! Special thanks to the functioning dysfunctionals and to all my teachers who helped this dream come true. “You can take the boy outta Brooklyn but you can’t take the Brooklyn outta the boy.” @tommybracco

Victoria Clark

Victoria Clark maintains one of the most diverse performing careers of any artist living today, equally at home in plays, musicals, film, television, and the concert stage. Clark received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, as well as a Drama League honor for her luminous portrayal of protective but domineering mother Margaret Johnson […]

Adam Wachter
  • Piano

Adam Wachter is a composer, lyricist, music director, arranger, orchestrator, and pianist based in New York City. The premiere concert of his original music and lyrics was presented at 54 Below in November of 2014, and his original musical Tarrytown, a modern-day adaptation of Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” for which Adam wrote […]

Alexandra Joan

“Elegant (…), refreshingly temperamental” (The New York Times) French-Romanian pianist Alexandra Joan is an active soloist and sought-after chamber player who has performed at major venues and festivals in Europe, Israel and in the United States, such as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Bargemusic, Dame Myra Hess Series. Her solo […]

Alice Kogan Weinreb
  • Flute

Alice Kogan Weinreb is a member of the National Symphony Orchestra and has performed as a soloist with the orchestra at the Kennedy Center. She is co-principal flutist of Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, and premiered Truman Harris’ Concertino for Flute with the ensemble.  Ms. Weinreb serves on the faculty of The Catholic University of America and […]

Altius Winds
  • Wind Quintet

New York based chamber ensemble ALTIUS WINDS began in 2012 as a collaboration between five in-demand classical musicians, entrepreneurs, and arts advocates looking to create a relevant, forward-thinking approach to their art form. Since its inception ALTIUS has reached audiences across the five boroughs with performances in the recital hall, classroom, gala dance floor, and […]

Alysha Umphress
  • Actress and Singer

BROADWAY: On the Town (Hildy), American Idiot (OBC), On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Bring it On!. OFF-BROADWAY: Make Me a Song (The Music of William Finn). REGIONAL: Signature Theatre: Beaches (Cee Cee Bloom) Barrington Stage: On the Town. TV: Law and Order SVU, Nurse Jackie. RECORDINGS: American […]

Andrew Ross
  • Musician

Andrew attended Catawba College in Salisbury, NC where he received a BFA in Music Theater. He has since performed in over 50 theatrical productions and played in bands ranging from bluegrass to metal. In 2007, Andrew was asked to join the multi-platinum band, Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He has been a featured vocalist and instrumentalist with them […]

Ardelia Trio
  • Chamber Trio

The Ardelia Trio is a dynamic presence on the international chamber music scene. Forged by a common commitment to presenting innovative and engaging interactive concerts, Janey Choi (violinist), Clara Yang (cellist), and Jihea Hong-Park (pianist), formed the group after working together in various capacities as performing and teaching artists. In their inaugural year, they were […]

Arlen Hlusko

Canadian cellist Arlen Hlusko is a dynamic and versatile young musician who has performed throughout Asia, Europe, and North America. As a soloist, she has appeared with several orchestras including the Calgary Philharmonic, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Sherbrooke, and the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Orchestra, and has given recitals across North America and […]

Bethany Moore

Bethany Moore is a graduate of the University at Buffalo’s Musical Theater program. After graduating she traveled the country and world in national tours of the musicals Cats and A Chorus Line. Following moving back to NYC Bethany became an original cast member of the Broadway production of Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark. She then […]

Brass of Peace
  • Brass Ensemble

The Brass of Peace Scholarship Program (BOP), a tuition-free program for talented high school students is an intensive training program which prepares its members for greater success in the very competitive field of music. For a period of 36 weeks during the school year, the Brass of Peace Scholars, a group of 13-15 gifted children, […]

Brooklyn Brass Quintet
  • Brass Ensemble

The Brooklyn Brass Quintet is five virtuosic musicians dedicated to the performance and creation of contemporary classical and alt-classical new music. The Brooklyn Brass Quintet is composed of Mike Gurfield, Matt Mead, Matt Marks, Sean Reed and John Altieri. The ensemble works in a variety of combinations from traditional brass quintet, to accompanying vocal works, […]

Bryant Park Quartet
  • String Quartet

With “rhythmic and expressive vitality” (The Baltimore Sun), the Bryant Park Quartet (Anna Elashvili and Ben Russell, violins; Nathan Schram, viola; Tomoko Fujita, cello) is quickly establishing itself as an accomplished string quartet through imaginative, spirited concerts. The BPQ’s “rEvolving Ear” series creates diverse programs that pair contemporary works with historical masterpieces, shedding light on […]

Caitlyn Caughell

Thrilled to make Newsies her B’way debut!  Favorite Performances: Sacramento Music Circus, Kennedy Center, Hangar Theater, The Old Globe, York Theater, NYU Steinhardt. BEYOND Grateful to have Telsey+Co, TGC, Mom, Dad, Kennedy, Sheryl and Rickey in my corner.

Capitol Woodwind Quartet
  • Woodwind Quartet

The Capitol Woodwind Quartet consists of Alice Kogan Weinreb, Kathleen Golding, Lora Ferguson, Laurel Bennert Ohlson, and Truman Harris.

Carducci Quartet
  • String Quartet

Based in the UK, the Carducci Quartet is recognised as one of today’s most successful string quartets, performing over 90 concerts worldwide each year whilst running their own annual festival in Highnam, Glos and recording label Carducci Classics, as well as holding residencies at Trinity Laban, Cardiff University and Dean Close School, Cheltenham. Winners of […]

Caroline Cole
  • Harp

Winner of the 2013 Astral Artists National Auditions, The Juilliard School Robert Wayne Barlow Prize in Harp, two Canada Council for the Arts grants and the Canada Council J.B.C. Watkins Award. Ms. Cole is the only harpist to ever receive The Sylva Gelber Music Foundation Award and has twice received second prize at L’Orchestre Symphonique […]

Cassandra Kubinski

CASSANDRA (born Cassandra Eileen Kubinski in Hartford, CT) is a songwriter, singer, actress, producer, and yogi. Her latest release is her 4th album JUST BEING MYSELF (produced by Edd Kalehoff, the composer/producer behind the music of Monday Night Football, The View, Good Morning America, the YES Network , Disney, Carnival Cruise Lines, and artists like […]

Chad Lefkowitz-Brown
  • Saxophone

Chad Lefkowitz-Brown is a GRAMMY winning saxophonist known for his work in the jazz and pop genres. He has made television appearances with Taylor Swift and Phillip Phillips, and has toured on four continents with many esteemed jazz artists. Chad grew up in Horseheads, a small town in upstate New York. His father was a […]

Children’s Orchestra Society

The Children’s Orchestra Society, founded in 1962 by Dr. H.T. Ma, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to “teaching the language of music” to children and teens. Our mission is to cultivate and nurture children and teach them teamwork and life skills through music-learning and performing in orchestral and chamber music settings. Members of COS receive […]

Chloe Lowery

Chloe Lowery is an America singer/songwriter, actress, dancer, and television producer. Born in Largo, Florida by age nine she was performing professionally at corporate events and by the age of 12 she was signed to RCA Records. Lowery was the lead vocalist for Big Brother and the Holding Company for their 2006 summer tour. She […]

Chris Scanlon
  • Trumpet

Currently living in New York City, trumpeter Christopher Scanlon is a member of the Miami Symphony Orchestra and Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. Additionally he has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Springfield Symphony, Charleston Symphony, Symphony in C and as principal with the Boston Lyric Opera, Singapore Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Vermont Symphony, […]