An invitation for all to enjoy a beautiful evening at Wellfield Botanic Gardens featuring the music of The Fuego Quartet, sponsored in part by Wellfield Board of Directors Member BJ Thompson.
Or register by phone; call Cheree at 574-266-2006.
Wellfield Botanic Gardens and Fischoff National Chamber Music Association have partnered to bring you this special evening under the Wellfield stars featuring the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition’s 2017 Wind Division Gold Medalists, the Fuego Quartet.
Thursday, October 26, at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Performance will be held in the Event Plaza under the Birch Grove sculpture.
Tickets include complimentary refreshments including wine, beer, water and light snacks. Performance is approximately 60 minutes. The Gardens close to the public at 5 p.m. for this special event. Feel free to come early to enjoy a walk through the Gardens before the concert begins at 6 p.m.
Founded in 2015, Fuego Quartet is an award-winning chamber group devoted to the performance of both standard and contemporary works written for the saxophone. Most recently, they were the awarded the Gold Medal at the 2017 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, 1st place in Brass, Winds and Percussion at the Plowman Chamber Music Competition and 2nd Place in the 2017 National MTNA Chamber Music Competition. Additional awards include first prize in the 198th Army Band College Chamber Competition, the 2016 New York State MTNA Chamber Competition, and the 2016 Eastern Regional MTNA Chamber Competition. They were semi-finalists in the 2016 North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition and have also been selected as winners in the 2015 Honors Chamber Music Competition at the Eastman School of Music. Comprised of graduate students from the Eastman School of Music, Fuego has been featured in a variety of settings from standard concert hall venues to community outreach concerts. They have been featured artists at the Strong National Museum of Play, The George Eastman Museum, Dorris Carlson Reading Garden, Phillis Wheatley Library, Susan B. Anthony Museum, Washington Square Concert Series, OSSIA Presents and [Col][lab].
Or view Fuego Quartet Individual Bios