Stratus Quartet At Mount Airy Violins & Bows at Mount Airy Violins & Bows

Nathan Kamal uploaded this event on July 10, 2018


Mount Airy Violins & Bows
6665 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA


Sat, July 21, 2018
7:00 pm




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Stratus Quartet is a string quartet dedicated to new music and improvisation. Join the quartet on Saturday, July 21st, for an intimate concert at Mount Airy Violins and Bows on historic Germantown Avenue.

Following in the great tradition of the string quartet, each of Stratus Quartet's intimate performances display a musical tapestry rich with warmth and detail. Unlike most string quartets, however, Stratus almost exclusively performs music composed or arranged by its own members.

Every element of the quartet's process is collaborative. Their rehearsals often feel like a musical workshop with members bringing in drafts of their original work for feedback from the other players. As a result, the quartet's musical landscape is in a constant state of flux and adaptation. In rehearsal the quartet will take a preliminary musical idea at its most bare and skeletal stage, and collectively arrange it into a finished composition. ...

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