Eight Strings & a Whistle logo

photographs of the 3 members of Eight Strings & a Whistle posing with their instruments Suzanne Gilchrest, flute | Ina Litera, viola | Matthew Goeke, cello
Suzanne, Ina and Matthew

Eight Strings & a Whistle welcomes you!

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. You can hear us on our debut recording, Albert's Window, released on Ravello Records in 2015. 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 »

Music Box

Visit the Listening Room
Read our Reviews

Eight Strings & a Whistle in Concert

centennial concert

In RealTime

February 26, 2017 at Ingalls Recital Hall, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey

Full Performance Listing

Featured Composer

Merrill Clark

We are so excited to be posting this interview with our latest featured composer, Merrill Clark. We'll be performing Merrill's Sinfonia Ternion Gestalt at the Tenri Cultural Institute on November 18. Please enjoy reading about Merrill's creative process and be sure come out to hear and meet him on November 18!

read more »

For Presenters

For Composers

For Everyone

Latest News

Tenri Tickets!

We're looking forward to our upcoming concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute on November 18! The date is  practically around the corner! Tickets are on sale! Please visit Brown Paper Tickets here for more information

New Recording!

We are very excited to announce that on August 12, Ravello Records will release 96 Strings and 2 Whistles: A collaboration with Eight Strings & a Whistle and pianist, Beth Levin, performing the music of Scott Brickman.


Meet our latest Featured Composer!

We're very excited to have posted our most recent Featured Composer interview. Please be sure to read about Peter Jona Korn here!

More News

Get in Touch

For bookings, performance schedules, information, kindly contact us at 8stringswhistle@gmail.com ...or use our online form.

We love feedback! Email us your comments to the address above or send letters to:

Eight Strings & a Whistle, Inc.
937 Eighth Avenue, #3A
New York, NY 10019

We're Going Social!

Follow us on Spotify!

Visit us on Facebook and Twitter

  • Facebook
  • Twitter