Eight Strings & a Whistle translates into innovative programming, stirring music and some of the most memorable performances you’ll hear. Our repertoire features the unique combination of flute, viola and cello and draws from a wide range of sources –– there are works from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern periods, as well as pieces composed expressly for us. Our goal for every program is to create a whole that is intriguing, exciting and engaging. We invite you to explore this site, listen to our sound clips, watch our videos, read about our composers and learn more about us. Read more »
We are so excited to be welcoming Scott Brickman as our latest Featured Composer. We're going to be performing and recording a lot of his music in the coming season. Check out Suzann'e interview with Scott to learn more about that. Make plans to come meet him at our concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute on November 21!
We're looking forward to presenting the world premiere of Peri Mauer’s Thought’s Torsion, a work inspired by the energy generated from the twisting and spiraling of human thoughts and emotions. We're also excited to be performing Martin Rokeach’sGoing Up? and Scott Brickman’sFrench Suite, both composed for Eight Strings & a Whistle.
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We'll be participating in the Queens New Music Festival on May 17! Read all about it in the New York TImes.