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Please join us for the premier performance of The Five Families Ensemble!

The Five Families Ensemble is a new chamber group comprised of instruments from the brass, woodwind, string and percussion families, enhanced with electronics and voice. The Five Families presents a diverse repertoire encompassing classical, jazz, blues and innovative original work. Their performances are designed to inform, engage and delight a wide audience demographic, while premiering music specifically arranged for the ensemble.

Members of The Five Families Ensemble are:

Monk Rowe-woodwinds, keyboard, composer

Tom McGrath-percussion, composer

Liz Friedel-violin, voice

Kristen Kopf-cello

Nick Fields-trumpet, baritone horn, voice

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.