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New Thread Quartet
Ensemble

Ensemble Members
Geoff Landman, soprano saxophone
Kristent McKeon, alto saxophone
Erin Rogers, tenor saxophone
Zach Herchen, baritone saxophone
Contact
Erin Rogers


Address
2138 Crescent Street, D3
Astoria, NY, 11105
Phone
347-284-7703

Additional Info
Year Founded
2011
Repertoire
New Music
Size
Quartet
Instrumentation
Saxophone

New Thread Quartet was formed with the mission to develop and perform impactful new music for the saxophone with an emphasis on emerging voices. The quartet has commissioned and premiered over 30 new works by composers such as Richard Carrick, Emily Koh, Ben Hjertmann, Scott Wollschleger, Max Grafe, Kathryn Salfelder, Taylor Brook and, Amy Beth Kirsten, through a CMA Commission Award. Based in New York City, New Thread has performed at Carnegie Hall, Roulette, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Monadnock Music, and the World Saxophone Congress in St. Andrews, Scotland. Their debut album, Plastic Facts, is available from New Focus Recordings. Their premiere recording of Elliott Sharp's Approaching the Arches of Corti is available on New World Records.

News

08.28.2019

On September 12 in New York City, New Thread Quartet will present the world premiere of avalanche lily, a CMA Commission from Amy Beth Kirsten.

08.01.2018

NTQ is a 2018 Classical Commissioning grantee! We will commission a new piece by Amy Beth Kirsten for saxophone quartet. We are big fans of Amy’s stunning music and look forward to working with her! Check for updates on our Member Profile throughout the grant.

03.19.2015

New Thread's 2014/15 season continues with a masterclass on new chamber music at The Peabody Conservatory, the premiere of four compositions in partnership with Music for Contemplation in Brooklyn, and a performance at New England Conservatory’s Composers’ Series.