SPA Houston Artist Commissioning Project - WindSync

Houston, TX

One of the nations leading woodwind quintets and based in Houston, WindSync performs a new work by composer and dancer Akshaya Avril Tucker.Since the ensemble’s founding in 2009, WindSync has built a reputation as one of the finest North American wind quintets, backed by national and international-level prizes in chamber music performance from the Concert Artists Guild, Fischoff, and M-Prize Chamber Arts competitions.WindSync infuses their traditional genre of Western classical chamber music with relevancy and energy by focusing on innovation, collaboration, and special programming for children and families. In Houston, they curate and perform a three-concert series each season and present the Onstage Offstage Chamber Music Festival, designed to connect the people and neighborhoods of Houston through music education and music in public spaces.WindSync has appeared in recital at the Library of Congress, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, Ravinia, and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and they have been named three times to the touring roster of the Texas Commission on the Arts.The ensemble’s members include: Garrett Hudson (flute), Emily Tsai (oboe), Julian Hernandez (clarinet), Anni Hochhalter (horn), and Kara LaMoure (bassoon).

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