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,

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

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

Mark Dover

Praised by Opera News for his “exemplary clarinet playing,” New York based clarinetist Mark Dover is becoming increasingly known for his versatility in multiple genres and musical disciplines. In January of 2016, Dover joined the Grammy-nominated wind quintet, Imani Winds. As both part of Imani Winds and as a featured artist, Dover has collaborated with

Jan Esbra

Jan Esbra is a Colombian born, New York based guitarist and composer. His interest in music came at an early age when he began learning guitar and has been a life long journey for him. Jan attended Berklee College of Music where he received a BA in Jazz Composition and Music Business. His music draws

Katie Hyun

Praised for her “sensitivity and top shelf artistry” (Cleveland.com), violinist Katie Hyun is a winner of Astral’s 2016 National Auditions. She has made solo appearances with NOVUS Trinity Wall Street, the Houston Symphony, the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Columbia Festival Orchestra, among others. Additional highlights include concerto performances with the Busan

Jeremy Jordan

A member of the Young Steinway Artists roster and critically acclaimed, “a clear technical virtuoso”, “a rare talent”; “a true Wunderkind”, pianist and native Chicagoan Jeremy Jordan burst on the music scene at age 9 playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in a live televised performance, followed by appearances on the acclaimed radio program From

Karl Ronneburg

Karl Ronneburg is a composer, percussionist, and multimedia/performance artist from the Seattle area. In addition to frequently performing his own music, his work has also been played by chamber musicians, bell towers, rock bands, orchestras, arcade machines, and people dressed in squirrel costume, among others. As an interdisciplinary performer, Karl played the role of the

Patricia Santos

Patricia Santos is a songwriter and singing cellist (or vocellist) who loves many different kinds of music.  She draws on her classical training to meld the cello with non-classical styles and loves to continually learn new techniques or find new ways to use old ones. Her own songs range from blues to rock to folk


A freedom singer from the South Bronx by way of Brooklyn, spiritchild uses the arts to cultivate a cultural revolution throughout the world, from the United States to Europe, from Africa to South East Asia. This artist’s eclectic and experimental fusion of true school Hip Hop, funk, electronica and jazz continues to break the boundaries