- Multi-instrumentalist and composer Dana Lyn
has been commissioned by Brooklyn Rider, A Far Cry and Palaver Strings and works regularly with Stew, Vincent D’Onofrio and Taylor Mac; she is a 2020 NYFA Women’s Fund Grant Recipient.
- Violinist and singer Charlie Burnham
is legendary for his thick, soulful sound; he has graced albums by James Blood Ulmer, Living Colour, Cassandra Wilson, MTO and Medeski Martin & Wood, among many others.
- Native New Yorker, cellist, singer and storyteller Marika Hughes
“makes a joyful noise at the intersection of classical, jazz and experimental avenues (Mark Corroto, All About Jazz)”; she has worked with Whitney Houston, Anthony Braxton, Adele, Henry Threadgill, Idina Menzel, and Taylor Mac, to name just a few.