The Western Wind
Vocal ensemble
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Since 1969, the internationally acclaimed vocal sextet, The Western Wind, has devoted itself to the special beauty and variety of a cappellamusic. The ensemble’s repertoire reveals its wide ranging interests from Renaissance motets to Fifties rock’n’roll, from medieval carols to jazz standards, from complex works by avant-garde composers to the simple folk melodies. The Western Wind has appeared in many distinguished venues, including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, ArtPark, Ordway Theater, the Metropolitan Museum, the Frick Museum, the Jewish Museum, Folger Shakespeare Library, Library of Congress, and the Cleveland Museum of Art. The ensemble has appeared in Europe, Australia and Asia including performances with the RAI Orchestra and Chorus of Rome, at Venice’s legendary opera house, La Fenice, at the Hokutopia Festival in Tokyo and x the Consevatorium in Sydney Australia. The ensemble is well-known for its workshops in ensemble singing and is avialable for clinics and masterclasses in connection with concert bookings.