Starting at the age of ten, Ms. Fayette began going to the Juilliard Pre-College Division, moved over to the Curtis Institute of Music for a Bachelor degree, then back to Juilliard for a Masters and Artist Diploma. She has studied with Arnold Steinhardt, Pamela Frank and Shmuel Ashkenasi at Curtis, and Sylvia Rosenberg at Juilliard. She credits each teacher, in their distinct ways, for modeling a life in music full of integrity, curiosity, the highest standards and a lasting love of the art form.
“...she produced a ravishing sweet sound in the opening Andante, where the solo violin draws swirling patterns over the thickening orchestral texture. She played with great poise... with a chamber musician’s attention to the interplay of melodic lines and the expressive color of each harmony.” — The New York Times
Percussionist and artistic producer Evan Saddler is the mind and stick behind interdisciplinary, experiential performances that provoke interaction, dialogue, and connection. A winner of international percussion competitions, Mr. Saddler is one of contemporary music’s most highly sought after artists. Currently performing with Miami’s genre-bending chamber orchestra Nu Deco Ensemble, his performance career includes appearances with Grammy-winning musicians. Also well-regarded in classical settings, Mr. Saddler has performed with organizations such as the New World Symphony among many others. Mr. Saddler is grateful for his pedagogues, who include Glen Velez and Joseph Gramley. He holds diplomas from the Interlochen Arts Academy, the University of Michigan, and The Juilliard School.
Anthony Trionfo was recently praised as a “breezily virtuosic flutist” by the New York Times after his New York concerto debut with a performance of the Ibert Flute Concerto with the Orchestra of Saint Luke’s in May 2019. Hailed as “a musician of prodigious talent and scintillating personality” by Oberon’s Grove after his New York recital debut in March 2018, Anthony has continued to bring his love of music to diverse audiences around the world. Mr. Trionfo won First Prize at the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and he received the further distinction of being the first YCA artist to win the inaugural LP Classics Debut Recording Prize. Committed to education and community engagement, Anthony has made a purpose of bringing music to all. Anthony completed both his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California under the tutelage of James Walker, former principal flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.