Eight Strings & a Whistle has been committed to presenting and expanding the repertoire for the unique combination of flute, viola, and cello since 1998. A cuttingedge presence, the Trio champions Baroque, Classical, and Romantic repertoire and collaborates regularly with a wide roster of living composers, premiering and performing their pieces through- out the concert season.
Trio Sonatas and Sinfonias (Arr. 8SW) Salamone Rossi
Sinfonia Seconda detta Emiglia
On Impermanence John Newell
A Coming Together
…and nothing remains the same.
Deseo David Bennet Thomas
Dos Tiempos (Arr. 8SW) Beatriz Corona
Insectum #2, Dancing Grasshoppers Erik Sköld
Suzanne Gilchrest, flutist, has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. She has been noted for her “highly artistic standards” (Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Bregenz, Austria), her “beautiful sound” (Anzeiger der Stadt Kloten, Switzerland), and her “polished and brilliant playing” (Dolomiten Zeitung, Bolzano, Italy). Her recordings as a member of the Browning-Gilchrest Duo, Serenade for flute and guitar and Duo Chant (Prospect Classics label), have received wide critical acclaim. Live radio performances include several appearances on “Around New York” on WNYC-FM, “Morning Pro Musica” on WGBH-FM in Boston, and “Live at 11” on Maine Public Radio. She is a Powell Artist and is currently a member of the Flute and Chamber Music faculty of the Department of Music and Performing Arts at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, as well as SummerKeys in Lubec, Maine.
Violist Ina Litera is an active symphonic and chamber musician, performing with many New York–based ensembles. As a soloist, she has performed Hindemith’s Trauermusik, Dittersdorf’s Sinfonia Concertante, Hummel’s Potpourri, and Berlioz’s Harold in Italy. She premiered Douglas Anderson’s solo viola work “…mood, enough...” in 2007 and recorded it for the Ravello Records 2018 release One at a Time. Ina has performed and recorded with many notable musicians, including saxophonist David Sanborn, John Zorn, Chris Rael, Galt MacDermott, and with the band Church of Betty. Live radio performances include appearances on “Around New York” on WNYC, WBAI Radio, and “Live at 11” on Maine Public Radio. She is an Adjunct Lecturer at The City University of New York, and is on faculty at the Third Street Music School Settlement and the Lucy Moses Music School in New York City.
Matt Goeke, cellist, performs as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player in a broad range of musical styles. Classical recordings include North/South Recordings and 4Tay, Inc, and he has also recorded for Opus One Records, Polygram, Elektra, Tzadik, Innova, and Koch International Classics labels. Non-classical recordings are with the bands GIANTfingers and Voltaire. He can also be heard on Angelique Kidjo’s 2007 Grammy Award winning album Djin Djin, and on David Bowie’s Time Will Crawl. Matt is also a member of the di.vi.sion Piano Trio, whose debut recording, Music of Merrill Clark, was released in October 2015 by Albany Records, and whose second CD, Dream Forms, devoted to the music of Steven Burke, was released in December 2017. In addition to maintaining an active teaching studio, Matt is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY, and coaches for the New York Youth Symphony’s Chamber Music program.
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