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Jun 19, 2018 7:30 pm

Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival: Port Mande with Mark Dover and Jeremy Jordan

7:30 PM

Port Mande with Mark Dover and Jeremy Jordan

Featuring Leon Boykins, Allan Mednard and Faylotte Crayton

Bossi-Comelli Studio
Manhattan School of Music
122nd St. & Broadway (NW corner)
Enter under the red awning

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival

Extolled by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “what triumph sounds like”, Imani Winds has established itself as one of the most successful chamber music ensembles in the United States. Since 1997, the Grammy nominated quintet has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, adventurous collaborations, and inspirational outreach programs. With two member composers and a deep commitment to commissioning new work, the group is enriching the traditional wind quintet repertoire while meaningfully bridging European, American, African and Latin American traditions.

Imani Winds’ commitment to education runs deep. The group participates in residencies throughout the U.S., giving master classes to thousands of students a year. In the summer of 2010 the ensemble launched its annual Chamber Music Festival. The program, set on the campus of Manhattan School of Music, brings together young instrumentalists and composers from across North America and beyond for an intense exploration and performance of traditional and new chamber music compositions. Now in it’s 7th year, the participants have gone on to successes around the world, ranging from winning positions in orchestras, expanding entrepreneurial endeavors, founding their own music educational programs and forming their own chamber music ensembles.