Turning Point Ensemble

Turning Point Ensemble is a chamber ensemble founded in 2002, helmed by artistic director Owen Underhill. Consisting of a large ensemble and a conductor, the group is dedicated to linking modern and contemporary music to music of our time and other artforms.

Next Upcoming Concert

Frank Zappa meets Varèse and Oswald

Frank Zappa meets Varèse and Oswald

27 January 2017 8pm

28 January 2017 8pm

29 January 2017 3pm

“This concert is a win-win for listeners as it presents the talented musicians of Turning Point Ensemble playing works that they have strong personal connections to.  The eclectic mix of instruments and music will be a treasure chest of surprises and delights,” says Artistic Director Owen Underhill.

All TPE’s ensemble members are outstanding soloists and chamber musicians each acclaimed for their outstanding musicianship.   The featured musicians include Ariel Barnes (cello), David Brown (bass and electric bass), Marc Destrubé and Mary Sokol Brown (violins), Marcus Goddard (trumpet), Heidi Krutzen (harp), and David Owen (English horn).

The program is a rich and playful mix of classics of the past 100 years by Martinu, Berio, and Weir along with newer compositions by Brent Chauvin, Marcus Goddard, Dubravko Pajalic, Owen Underhill, and Marjan Mozetich’s magical Angels in Flight.



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