Byron Schenkman

July 22, 2020

Byron Schenkman believes in the power of music to bring people together for healing and joy. By the time they went to their first music camp at the age of eleven, Byron knew that playing chamber music would be an important part of their life’s work. They have since been a founding member of several […]

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The Morsel Trio

July 13, 2020

Morsel Trio is a new Seattle-based ensemble, comprised of young artists that have performed all over the United States. Made up of Emily Acri (violin), Chris Young (cello), and Steven Damouni (piano), Morsel Trio is dedicated to creating programs combining traditional repertoire with works of living composers. The trio believes in the importance of including […]

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Lindsey Strand-Polyak

July 13, 2020

Praised for her “rococo gracefulness,” Lindsey Strand-Polyak is active throughout the West Coast as a baroque violinist and violist. Nationally, she performs with ensembles such as the American Bach Soloists, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, and Bach Collegium San Diego; and has appeared at the Oregon Bach Festival, Twin Cities Early Music Festival, Corona del Mar Baroque […]

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entr’acte

July 13, 2020

entr’acte is a violin and piano duo consisting of Luke Fitzpatrick and Laure Struber. As a violin and piano duo, they have performed the Complete Sonatas by Johannes Brahms, Sonatas by Ravel, Mozart, Franck, and Shostakovich, as well as works by Arvo Pärt, Benjamin Britten, John Adams, and Luigi Dallapiccola. Artist Support Program 2020: Production […]

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Trinidad Marquez

April 13, 2020

Violinist Trinidad Marquez was born before the Mexican Revolution in the State of Michoacan, Mexico. He learned to play violin from his father starting at age four, and later played to accompany silent movies with his father’s orchestra. After moving to the United States, Marquez formed orchestras in both the Rio Grande Valley of Texas […]

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Zeitgeist New Music Ensemble

October 8, 2019

Lauded for providing “a once-in-a-lifetime experience for adventurous concertgoers,” Zeitgeist is a new music chamber ensemble comprised of two percussion, piano and woodwinds. One of the longest established new music groups in the country, Zeitgeist commissions and presents a wide variety of new music for audiences in the Twin Cities and on tour. Always eager […]

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Jovino Santos Neto

October 8, 2019

Three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist, composer and arranger, is among the top Brazilian musicians working today. His personal style is a creative blend of energetic grooves, deep harmonies, telepathic improvisation, lyrical melodies and great ensemble playing, always inspired and informed by the colorful richness of Brazilian music. His compositions include […]

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Rand Steiger

October 8, 2019

Rand Steiger’s music has been commissioned and performed by many distinguished soloists and ensembles and has been presented in concert halls and at festivals internationally. Throughout his career, Steiger has been involved in computer music research, having held three residencies at IRCAM, and enjoying a long fruitful collaboration with leading computer music researcher Miller Puckette. […]

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Janice Giteck

October 8, 2019

Janice Giteck (born New York, 1946) is a composer of music for concert, multi-media, dance and theater. Her work is most celebrated for its visceral connection to social issues, and is inspired by a variety of musical traditions. Giteck currently lives on Whidbey Island, Northwest of Seattle. From 1979-2016 she was a professor at Cornish […]

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August Denhard

October 23, 2018

As a performer on lute, theorbo and Baroque guitar, August Denhard has appeared with Baroque Northwest, Seattle Baroque, the Concord Ensemble, Chicago Music of the Baroque, the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, Camarata Pacifica Baroque, and many other ensembles specializing in early music. He is an accompanist/coach for 16th and 17th century song at Ars Vocalis Mexico […]

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