The New Orleans Friends of Music has been awarded its first CMA Residency/Partnership Grant allowing it to present a residency in partnership with the Imani Winds, April 16-18, 2016. The residency will include ensemble workshops, a free family concert, master classes, and a talk-back session with its concert audience.
The Friends of Music will partner with the Imani Winds to perform chamber music outreach activities April 16-18, 2016,in collaboration with the Youth Orchestras' Ensembles (GNOYO), Tipitina's Youth Music Workshop, Cohen Prep School, and NOLA ChamberFest. Imani will also hold an after-concert talk-back session for the audience.
We are thrilled to be recording on one CD a set of rarely performed and mostly unknown string trios from the Classical Period: works by Campioni, J.C.Bach, Haydn, Boccherini and Cambini. Please visit: http://thevivaldiproject.org/
The long awaited "Bechet: Our Contemporary", from composer/saxophonist Rob Reddy will be released on September 11, 2015. The recording will be available exclusively from Reddy's website http://robreddy.com/.