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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.

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Eight Strings & a Whistle in Concert

centennial concert

8SW goes to Tulane!

September 19, 2016 at Dixon Recital Recital, Tulane University, New Orleans, Lousiana

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Featured Composer

Peter Jona Korn

We have performed Peter Jona Korn's Aloysia Serenade many times over the years. It is also one of the works featured on Albert's Window,  our recent release on Ravello Reords. We are thrilled to have gotten to know Korn's children, Heidi Crumpacker and Tony Korn and grateful for the time they took to contribute to our Featured Composer page. Please enjoy!

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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!

PARMA Playlists

Check out this recent blogspot post from PARMA Recordings!

Culture Catch - Best Albums of 2015

We just made Culture Catch's list of Best Albums of 2015!

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

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Eight Strings & a Whistle, Inc.
937 Eighth Avenue, #3A
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