Capitol Quartet announces its October tour and residency in Michigan: Performances and master classes at Michigan State U., Western Michigan U., and Hope College. Recital in downtown Lansing, and Entrepreneurship presentation at MSU. See calendar for details.
Capitol Quartet and Margot Music Fund are thrilled to announce that Carter Pann's saxophone quartet composition, The Mechanics: Six From the Shop Floor, was named a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in music, commissioned and performed by the Capitol Quartet, and with financial assistance from The Margot Music Fund.
The work is released on the Capitol Quartet CD, Balance, on Blue Griffin Recordings (2016). Congrats to Carter and engineer Sergei Kvitko!
We are honored to have been catalysts for the creation of the work, and grateful to have had his input at the recording sessions.
-Christopher Creviston, Joe Lulloff, David Stambler, and Sergei Kvitko (engineer - Blue Griffin Recording)
Our CD “balance” is named for one of the movements of Carter Pann’s THE MECHANICS: Six From the Shop Floor, which was commissioned and premiered by Capitol Quartet. The piece was named a finalist for the 2016 PULITZER PRIZE in Music Composition. The CD also features Elysian Bridges by John Anthony Lennon, The Flight of Icarus by Stacy Garrop, and the Quatuor by Alfred Desenclos