Curated by Meredith Monk: Ensemble Connect: Immigrant Voices

Thursday, June 8, 2017. 8:00 pm

Ensemble Connect celebrates the voices of immigrants in our nation, featuring works by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Shulamit Ran, Anna Clyne, and the next generation of international composers who have come to live and create in the United States, all bookended with two works by Pauline Oliveros.

Rebecca Anderson – Violin
Oliver Barrett – Trombone
Lizzie Burns – Bass
Lee Dionne – Piano
Madeline Fayette – Cello
Rosie Gallagher – Flute
Andrew Gonzalez – Viola
Brandon Ilaw – Percussion
Bixby Kennedy – Clarinet
Yoonah Kim – Clarinet
Nicolee Kuester – Horn
Mari Lee – Violin
Adelya Nartadjieva – Violin
Brian Olson – Trumpet
Maren Rothfritz – Viola
Mika Sasaki – Piano
Rémy Taghavi – Bassoon
Julia Yang – Cello

Celebrating its 10th anniversary during the 2016–2017 season, Ensemble Connect — formerly known as Ensemble ACJW — is a two-year fellowship program for the finest young professional classical musicians in the United States. The program prepares its members for careers combining musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. along with offering top-quality performance opportunities, intensive professional development, and the opportunity to partner throughout the fellowship with a New York City public school.