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Turtle Island Quartet
Ensemble

Ensemble Members
David Balakrishnan, violin
Gabe Terracciano, violin
Benjamin von Gutzeit, viola
Malcolm Parson, cello
Contact
Michael Fox


Address
732 Pomona Ave
Albany, CA, 94706
Phone
214-519-8051

Additional Info
Year Founded
1985
Repertoire
Classical, Jazz, New Music, World Music
Size
Quartet
Instrumentation
String
Management
Fox Performances

The first string quartet to achieve artistic and commercial success integrating jazz improvisation, jazz rhythms and comping using extended techniques. TIQ founder and 'resident composer' David Balakrishnan, violin; Benjamin von Gutzeit, viola; Gabriel Terracciano, violin: Malcolm Parson, cello. Performs its own compositions and arrangements of jazz, contemporary chamber music, American roots and world music. Tours nationally and internationally. Residencies and workshops.

News

06.30.2015

TIQ is the recipient of a CMA Classical Commissioning grant for a work by founding violinist David Balakrishnan.