January 26th, 2017
We happily played on the Classical Cactus series at the Cactus Cafe in Austin! We were honored to join the creative mastermind Tom Echols on stage for a fully collaborative evening ranging from guitar and strings to analogue synthesizer and vocals. It was a cactus people will not soon forget!
January 29th, 2017
We were lucky enough to be play on the Classical Chamber Concert Series this season at the Georgetown Public Library! We showed off our string quartet chops with a program anchored by Alberto Ginastera's String Quartet No. 1 and Peter Schickele's First String Quartet.
November 11th & 13th, 2016
We played a show with pianist, Faith DeBow on the great Austin based concert series, Beerthoven! The title of this program was aptly named "Raisin' Brahms," and featured Brahms' Piano Quintet along with Peter Schickele's rollicking Piano Quintet No. 2. We had an amazing time sharing our music over pretzels and beers. Prost!
August 1st, 2016
We done played a show on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center in D.C. It was our last show in the D.C. area and we had a blast doing it! Thanks Betty Scott for setting this up, we wouldn't be who we are without your help!
June 18th - July 3rd, 2016
invoke participated in the St. Lawrence String Quartet's week long workshop with a bunch of great groups from around the country and world. We also had the pleasure of staying an extra week to help out teaching at the Standford Pre-Collegiate Studies Arts and Humanities program. We had a blast working with the students on writing their own compositions for a mixed chamber group.
June 14th, 2016
We headed back to D.C. to play an awesome house concert with Nate West on Bass. We also had the great pleasure of having the Hungarian group, Melodika Project, open the concert for us.
June 5th - 12th, 2016
We participated in the Savvy Musician in ACTION immersive workshop for musicians where we also competed in the chamber music competition as finalists and won. Woohoo! Congrats to the other epic groups whom we shared the stage with at the Tapp's Art Center that Wednesday night! It was great to be back in Columbia, SC.
May 14th - 17th, 2016
invoke had a grand time touring around Florida as a part of the South Florida Symphony's Summer Chamber Series. We had a blast hitting up the streets of Ft. Lauderdale, the beaches of Key West and the picturesque beauty of Little Palm Island. Thanks South Florida Symphony for making this such a trip!
May 12th, 2016
We played with Ruut at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia!
April 16th, 2016
invoke headed to Los Angeles, CA for a private, West Coast CD release show of Ruut's new album Untold Stories!
April 9th, 2016
We hit the road with Ruut for her album tour at ThorpeWood in Thurmont, MD!
March 26th, 2016
invoke composed an original, musical take on the classic Shakespeare play Cymbeline as part of the Shakespeare festival concert at Ulrich Recital Hall in the Tawes building at the University of Maryland.
March 19th, 2016
We performed on the Concerts at Cedar Lane Series at the Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church in Bethesda, MD!
March 12th, 2016
We performed on tour with Ruut for her official CD release show at the Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis, MD!
March 10th, 2016
This was our first show on tour with awesome singer/songwriter Ruut! We played material off her new record at WLOY Coffee House at LOYOLA in Baltimore.
January 31st, 2016
invoke performed at the brand new National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY!
November 21st, 2015
We headed south to DC for the second release show of Marian McLaughlin's stellar new album "Spirit House". People came out to Capital Fringe for some original folky-orchestra music written by Marian and arranged by Ethan Foote!
November 18th, 2015
We played with Army Band "Pershing's Own" pianist, Dan Roberts at the Strathmore Mansion as part of the Strathmore Artist in Residence mentor concert series!
November 15th, 2015
We performed a host of orginal works in our NYC debut at The Phoenix Concerts! We were excited to crack into the NYC egg!
October 30th, 2015
invoke premiered Geoff Sheil's new work for string quartet, piano and percussion on his doctoral composition recital in Gildenhorn Recital Hall at the University of Maryland. Wanna know what his stuff sounds like? Check out our video of his piece "Wild" for string quartet under Sights and Sounds above! Stay tuned for a video of his new work to be released this year!
October 24th, 2015
Composition and chamber music workshop with invoke as part of the MHCA Guest Artist Workshop Series sponsored byAnnapolis Young Artist Program. We discussed our composition and rehearsal process and got the kids involved for some fun improvisation!
October 23rd, 2015
We performed at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis! The concert had original music off of our EP as well as material to be included on our next one (coming soon!). Concert sponsored by the Annapolis Young Artist Program.
September 19th, 2015
Concert on the main stage at the Hyattsville Arts Festival! People came out for some food, fun and invoke tunes!
September 11th, 2015
We performed at the NextNow Fest at The Clarice's Gildenhorn Recital Hall! we played some brand new originals as well as the world premiere of New York composer Joe Philips' piece "Shibboleths" for string quartet.
September 4th, 2015
We played at The Baltimore Creative Alliance with the awesome Marian McLaughlin who was celebrating the release of her new album "Spirit House"! We played some clutch orchestral parts arranged by the prolific Ethan Foote. It was a great show!
August 22nd, 2015
invoke played Beethvoven's timeless String Quartet Opus 131 in concert at Interlochen Center for the Arts at Dendrinos Chapel as well as "Shadow," a brand new string quartet by University of Maryland composer Bryce Fuhrman!
August 19th, 2015
"Late Owl" Concert at Interlochen Center for the Arts. Participants came out to the Dendrinos Chapel to hear a show of all original material from our EP as well as some shiny new things fresh off the press...
July 31st, 2015
"1865 Across the Pond" at the Dunlop Pavillion. Peopled heard a new original work inspired by classic CIvil War songs as well as Wintergreen faculy performing Brahms' amazing second sextet!
July 27th, 2015
Our featured concert in the Dunlop Pavillion! We performed originals (from our EP and new stuff!) as well as new works by some happening American composers.
March 22nd, 2015
An Die Musik in Baltimore! With special guest Thomas Hunter on the keys we performed Brahms Piano Quintet and Peter Schickele's Piano Quintet No. 2.
March 14th, 2015
House concert at Ted Goldman's in Columbia Heights! Friends brought bottles of wine (or bourbon!) and heared 2 great piano quintets with awesome pianist Thomas Hunter!
February 22nd, 2015
Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival!
January 30th, 2015
We played with Baroque pop group San Fermin! White Hinterland opened the show.
January 28th, 2015
Our second concert as Artist in Residence at Strathmore! This show featured a brand-new commissioned piece as part of our residency. First one was sold out!
January 14th, 2015
We presented a bunch of original material, as well as released our first EP (Thanks, Kickstarter!) at Strathmore!
January 10th, 2015
Philips Collection New Years Celebration. Happy New Years to the trustees, staff and all involved!