Hailed as “pure gold” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Akropolis Reed Quintet performs with infectious energy and spectacular color. Winners of the Fischoff Gold Medal in 2014 and the 2015 Fischoff Educator Award, the Quintet has embarked on an ambitious performance season touring their inventive concerts and workshops across America.

Fresh off the release of their third commercial album, The Space Between Us (Innova Records) Akropolis has just launched a colorful and interactive new website! Browse their videos, including exclusive web premieres; learn more about their music entrepreneurship program AkropolisWORKS; and catch up on the Quintet’s latest news posts.

Akropolis joins the prestigious Konzertdirektion Dr. Rudolf Goette roster for representation in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Denmark.

Last weekend found Akropolis performing for Chamber Music Columbus, while this weekend finds them at Coastal Concerts in Delaware. Already this fall they’ve crisscrossed the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest, the Virginias, the Mid-Atlantic, Colorado Rockies, and more.

Akropolis’ spring touring includes major educational residencies at Rockport Music, Strings Music Festival, Florida Music Education Association Conference, and Quad City Arts Visiting Artist Series. They’ll bring their acclaimed outreach programs for children, university students, and adults to schools and communities across the country.

See Akropolis’ full 2017-18 season and highlights of their 2018-19 touring schedule here!

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Learn more about Akropolis Reed Quintet’s 18/19 program offerings, including:

with works by Marc Mellits, Ned McGowan, Rob Deemer, John Steinmetz, and Chiel Meijering

The Space Between Us
with works by Rob Deemer, Gregory Wanamaker, David Biedenbender, John Steinmetz, Jacob TV

Under the Influence
with works by Rameau, Gershwin, Marc Mellits, and David Biedenbender

These American Stories
with works by Bernstein, Ives, Gershwin, Nico Muhly, John Steinmetz, Ellington

Salvaged
with works by Rameau, Nico Muhly, Jacob TV, David Biedenbender, Marc Mellits

And be sure to explore Akropolis’ special multimedia project exploring Prohibition-era decadence, flamboyance, and individuality featuring Buster Keaton’s iconic film Electric House as the centerpiece, On the Town.

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“Language defies my ability to express what I observed of the elegance, sophistication, generosity, and inspiration of your work…I am in awe of your genius in this educational arena and excited for all the young lives that you will impact and change.”
-Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts Board Member

More educational testimonials

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To inquire about these programs or to learn about Akropolis’ availability and block booking periods, please email Director of Artist Representation, Nina Moe.

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Watch Akropolis’ latest Web Premiere, Elegy by Gregory Wanamaker:

Akropolis Web Premiere - Elegy by Gregory Wanamaker

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Posted on November 16th, 2017 by arielartists

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