Wednesday, May 24 | 12:00-4:00pm
PS21 and JHS185, Queens Map
Ensemble Connect: Bixby Kennedy, clarinet; Nicolee Kuester, French horn; Oliver Barrett, trombone; Lee Dionne, piano
Celebrating its 10th anniversary during the 2016–2017 season, Ensemble Connect—formerly known as Ensemble ACJW—is a two-year fellowship program for the finest young professional classical musicians in the United States that prepares them for careers that combine musical excellence with teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. It offers top-quality performance opportunities, intensive professional development, and the opportunity to partner with a New York City public school throughout the fellowship. Ensemble Connect is a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.