07-13-14 Asylum Quartet - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring the Newport Music Festival

July 21st, 2014

This weeks WCRI Festival Series featuring the Newport Music Festival highlights first time festival performers the Asylum Quartet. These guys play everything from lush classical works, minimalism, and modernism to indie rock, world music, and klezmer. The four classically-trained saxophonists met as graduate students at the The Hartt School in West Hartford, Connecticut in 2011.  The quartet received the Grand Prize in the 2014 International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition in Boston, Massachusetts, becoming the first saxophone quartet to receive this honor. For more information visit www.asylumquartet.com 

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