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Inspired by the stories of the émigré composers (exiled composers during WWII, often fled to the UK, the US, and Australia), this concert will focused on wartime composers and their varying perspectives, including living composers and their response to war. Featured artists were Tom Fetherston and Devin Copfer, violins, Rachael Keplin, viola, and Elisabeth Jeremica, cello.

Bohuslav Martinů: Madrigals for Violin and Viola
Dmitri Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Osvaldo Golijov: Tenebrae 

Community Collaborators:

Venue Wolf's Ridge Brewing Raffle ProMusica, Balanced Yoga, Jazz Arts Group Columbus, ECDI, Women's Business Centers of Ohio, Wild Goose Creative


The second concert of our inaugural season, featuring the string quartet and it's evolution through two centures of composers. Discussion focused on the changing sound worlds of Haydn (1793), Beethoven (1810), Ravel (1903), Bartok (1928), and Glass (1985). Featured musicians and speakers: Liz Fisher, Tom Fetherston, and Devin Copfer, violins, Rachael Keplin, viola, and Elisabeth Jeremica, cello.

Community Collaborators:

Venue 400 W Rich Beverage Lineage Brewing 


Our inaugural performance included dialogue between performers and audience members about the music, its historical context, and performance challenges. The event featured a performances from the Mozart Oboe Quartet and a String Trio by Jean Cras, with discussion centered on what it means to prepare, rehearse, and perform chamber music. Following the discussion, we held a casual pop Chamber Jam open to anyone with an instrument. Featured artists: Devin Copfer, violin, Nancy Nehring, viola, Elisabeth Jeremica, cello, and Brad Walsh, oboe.

Community Collaborators:

Venue Wild Goose Creative Beverage Lineage Brewing, Mission Coffee Co. 

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