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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
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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.
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Art on the Corner Concert Series

We're very excited to be kicking off our season at Art on the Corner! Stay tuned for more info!

November 8, 2015 at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 7420 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

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Scott Brickman

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!

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Debut recording to be released on November 13, 2015! Click here for more information!

It's been quiet here, but we've been busy!

Check out this cute video we just found here! And check out our upcoming concerts here!

Tenri Cultural Center 2014!

Please join us on for our annual concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute!

When: November 21 at 8pm

Where: Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th street, NYC

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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’s Going Up? and Scott Brickman’s French Suite, both composed for Eight Strings & a Whistle.

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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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