We strive to increase access to and remove barriers from music and art-forms for members of our community, working to ensure the continuing relevance of art and music in an ever-changing world.
Engage and inspire audiences through the universal intrigue of a story, utilizing interdisciplinary musical performances and impactful educational initiatives.
Performing and presenting at the highest artistic level by paying attention to all details that impact our productions.
Collaborate with creatives from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and influences.
Provide educational opportunities to learners of all ages that emphasizing pairing musical knowledge with life and career skills.
Research and educate ourselves to continue growing our own knowledge and understanding of relevant topics, themes, figures and art-forms.
Be active supporters and allies for diverse representation and inclusion in the arts.
Photos by Anna Maxwell NSP Studios
We acknowledge that the Eastman School of Music--University of Rochester (the home base of our ensemble) is located on the indigenous lands of the Onöndowa'ga:' people (known in English as the Seneca), the Keepers of the Western Door of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. We recognize the Indigenous peoples who have lived and continue to live here. In doing so, we acknowledge Onöndowa'ga:' sovereignty and their longstanding presence on this land, which predates the establishment of the Eastman School of Music -University of Rochester, New York State, and the United States of America.