Elliot Cole

Elliot Cole is a composer, singer, programmer, and educator. Postludes, his book of bowed vibraphone quartets, is a new staple of percussion repertoire, having been performed by over 100 ensembles all over the world, including all major American music schools, So Percussion, Blow Up Roma, Mobius Quartet, and Amadinda. He has sung his Hanuman’s Leap,

Brandon Ridenour

A virtuoso trumpeter, pianist, and composer/arranger, Brandon Ridenour is a winner of the 2014 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition. His wide-ranging activities as a soloist and chamber musician paired with his passion for composing and arranging are manifested in his versatile performances and unique repertoire. In 2006, at the age of twenty, Brandon joined the iconic

Hamilton Berry

Cellist Hamilton Berry’s eclectic taste has led him to pursue a variety of performing, arranging, and composing projects in the New York area and beyond. He has performed with A Far Cry, Novus NY, The Con Brio Ensemble, The Toomai String Quintet, Founders, Ensemble ACJW, Decoda, and the Gotham Chamber Opera; collaborated with pop artists

Laura Weiner

Laura Weiner is a passionate musician and advocate for arts education based in New York City. An experienced chamber musician, orchestral performer, soloist, and teaching artist, she is an alumnus of Ensemble ACJW, a program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute. A high-altitude native of Colorado, she received her Bachelor

Brad Balliett

New York City-based musician Brad Balliett is in high demand as a composer and bassoonist. Principal bassoon of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Brad is an artistic director for the chamber music collective Decoda (Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall), and performs with the leading new music groups in New York, including Signal, Metropolis Ensemble, and Deviant

Jordan Dodson

Jordan Dodson has received prizes from the Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music, Indiana International Guitar, and the American String Teachers Association competitions. He was a Young Artist in Residence on American Public Media’s Performance Today and has commissioned and premiered many works. He performs in the New York City-based ensembles Ensemble Moto Perpetuo, Ensemble sans maître,

Leila Adu

Leila Adu travels the spaceways of music without limits. From tours of the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the Far East, London’s Time Out says, “Avante-garde pop that recalls Nina Simone and Tim Buckley,” and Italy’s popular music mag Blow Up describes her last album Ode to the Unknown Factory Worker as “splinters of