We interviewed members of the Grossman Ensemble to learn more about their passions, musical backgrounds, and experiences with the ensemble. Read the articles below to learn more about each of the musicians in the CCCC resident ensemble.
Get to know harpist Ben Melsky
Find out how many times he’s played the Nutcracker, what he’s reading these days, and what culinary dish he thinks the harp is most like.
Get to know clarinetist Katie Jimoh
Learn about Katie's passion for jewelry making and to find out which contemporary clarinet technique is her favorite.
Get to know saxophonist Taimur Sullivan
Read about how the Grossman Ensemble has created community and inspiration for Taimur and learn more about his experience with jazz and bluegrass.
Get to know hornist Matthew Oliphant
Learn what has kept Matt interested in contemporary music throughout his life, what other kinds of music he likes to listen to and play, and more.
Get to know violinist MingHuan Xu
Read about MingHuan's favorite moment in the Grossman Ensemble and find out what kind of music she enjoys listening to.
Get to know oboist Andrew Nogal
Read about Andy's love of trains, his passion for public libraries, what he's read recently, and more.
Stay tuned for future interviews with members of the Grossman Ensemble!