more info

Joe Burgstaller - Trumpet

"dashing... dazzled like sheet-lightning"     The Washington Post

JOE BURGSTALLER has thrilled audiences throughout the world with his dazzling virtuosity, captivating sensitivity and engaging personality. This past season he has toured extensively Asia, Europe and the United States. He is Distinguished Faculty at The Peabody Institute (The Johns Hopkins University).  Former lead trumpet with Canadian Brass, he was one of the all-time most popular soloists at Columbia Artists' Community Concerts. Joe Burgstaller is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

More info at: www.joeburgstaller.com

Hilary Gardner - Voice

"...an uninhibited answer to the young       Doris Day"  The New York Times

 HILARY GARDNER delights audiences with her engaging stage presence and keen interpretation of the Great American Songbook. She was named an “artist to watch” by DownBeat Magazine and her performance with Jeff Goldblum at Café Carlyle prompted New York Magazine to call hers “a voice worth seeking out.” She made her Broadway debut in Twyla Tharp’s Come Fly Away and she is a frequent soloist with pops orchestras throughout the United States. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

More info at: www.hilarygardner.com

Julian Gargiulo - Piano

 "Expect to revise any preconceived notions you have about classical music concerts." Huffington Post 

JULIAN GARGIULO is a pianist, composer, and recording artist.  He performs regularly in venues such as Carnegie Hall, United Nations, Moscow Conservatory Hall, Symphony Stage in Singapore, and Seymour Theatre in Sydney, and has been featured on Radio and TV stations in North America, Europe, and Asia.  Julian was recently named a Steinway Artist. Julian splits his time between New York and Paris.                                               

More info at: www.juliangargiulo.com