Marie Incontrera

Marie Incontrera, Eco-Music Big Band’s Educational Program

Date grant awarded: May 10, 2017

The Eco-Music Big Band is an award-winning ensemble which will use the funding to pilot its educational program.

A forerunner in avant-garde 21st century cross-genre music, whose members include some of the nation’s most acclaimed musicians, the ensemble will collaborate with schools and universities to provide opportunities for young and aspiring musicians. In the next 1-3 years, the ensemble will launch its very own youth big band, which will be co-led by ensemble members.