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
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.