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Yarn/Wire
Ensemble

Contact
Yarn/Wire


Address
1717 Troutman St., #214
Ridgewood, NY, 11385
Phone
(718) 501-2654

Additional Info
Year Founded
2005
Repertoire
New Music
Size
Quartet
Instrumentation
Mixed

Yarn/Wire is a piano percussion quartet specializing in the performance of 21st-century music. This unique instrumental combination of two pianists (Laura Barger & Ning Yu) and two percussionists (Ian Antonio & Russell Greenberg) allows Yarn/Wire to interface with traditional performance practices and emerging styles with ease. Founded in 2005, Yarn/Wire has rapidly expanded the repertoire for its unique instrumentation, collaborated with scores ground-breaking composers and artists, released several albums of new music, and performed and taught at a wide variety of concert halls, galleries, and universities across the United States.

News

01.17.2016

Alex Mincek's new work for Yarn/Wire is in homage to the great visual artist Ellsworth Kelly.

Images of Duration (In homage to Ellsworth Kelly)
1. Grids in Black and White
2. Points on a Colored Spiral
3. Vermillion becomes Cobalt
4. Oxblood becomes Orchid
5. Quartz becomes Feldspar

10.26.2015

Our CMA-funded commission of Alex Mincek is shaping up nicely so far. We've hosted Alex for several studio visits to work on sounds and timbres and the sketches are shaping up nicely. Exciting!!

07.08.2015

We are honored and excited to be recipents of CMA's 2015 Classical Commissiong Grant! Composer Alex Mincek will be writing a substansial new piece for our piano percussion quartet instrumentation to be premiered as part of Miller Theatre's "Composer Portraits" Series on February 25th, 2016. We could not be more thrilled!