Category: Roster


ARKAI, winner of the 2021 Astral Artists National Competition, is an award-winning electroacoustic duo that has inspired audiences around the world through its genre-defying string music. Graduates of The Juilliard School, their past engagements have included performances at the Abu Dhabi Culture Summit, Met Museum, US Air Force Academy, World Trade Center, Lincoln Center, Chateau (read more…)

Astral Mixtape

Astral Mixtape is a multifaceted band of LA-based musicians who blend classical instrumental virtuosity with the sounds of their generation. They collaboratively create and perform original compositions and arrangements using a unique line-up of two violins, cello, piano, synthesizer, and electronics. Combining the spectacle of pop, the spontaneity of jazz, and the experimentation of contemporary (read more…)

Sage DeAgro-Ruopp

Sage DeAgro-Ruopp, a native of northern Michigan, began her studies with Duane Mahy at the Oberlin Conservatory. Throughout her studies she has sung under the baton of conductors Timothy Weiss, Ari Pelto, and Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Sage has performed in concert as well as masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Mikael Eliasen, Barbara Hannigan, Marilyn Horne, (read more…)

Christopher Goodpasture

Pianist Christopher Goodpasture has distinguished himself as an adventurous programmer and a refined interpreter of classical repertoire. Named a Steinway Young Artist in 2022, Christopher is the winner of the 2020 New York Concert Artists Worldwide Debut Auditions and the 2019 Astral Artists National Competition and has since performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington (read more…)

Kayla Harriott

Soprano Kayla Harriott is a native of Queens, NY and is currently residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was awarded 1st Place at the Georgia State Metropolitan Atlanta Music Competition and 1st Place Winner in the Rome Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. Recent roles include Violetta in La Traviata at the Bayview Festival; Amahl in Amahl and (read more…)

Amer Hasan

Born in Chicago, Palestinian-American clarinetist Amer Hasan maintains a balanced career as a recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral player, and educator. He has received top awards in the Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition, the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition, and the Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition, among others. Amer has performed as a soloist with the (read more…)

Alexander Hersh

Winner of the 2022 Pro Musicis International Award, 2020 Salon de Virtuosi Career Grant, and 2019 National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition, cellist Alexander Hersh recently made his Carnegie Hall recital debut. In addition to being the co-Artistic Director of the Chicago-based NEXUS Chamber Music collective, he has been soloist with the Houston (read more…)

Helen Zhibing Huang

Helen Zhibing Huang’s operatic credits include performances with the Washington National Opera, Kentucky Opera, Washington Concert Opera, Opera Theatre Saint Louis, The Glimmerglass Festival, Nashville Opera, Portland Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and White Snake Projects. For the 2023-2024 season, Ms. Huang makes her highly anticipated debut with Hawaii Opera Theatre as Setsuko Kobayashi in An American (read more…)

Hilda Huang

Hilda Huang has earned the top prizes at the Leipzig, Würzburg, and Tureck International Bach Competitions. She began her international performing career on the Steinway and Sons Prizewinners Concert Network, making her recital debut at the Leipzig Gewandhaus Mendelssohnsaal, and appearing the Leipzig and Montréal Bach Festivals. Ms. Huang holds degrees from Yale University and (read more…)

Eric Huckins

New York-based horn player, educator, and arranger Eric Huckins has performed with the New York City Ballet, Kanye West, American Ballet Theater, American Symphony Orchestra, as Principal Horn with the Philadelphia Ballet, and in numerous Broadway pit orchestras. A new music enthusiast, Eric has commissioned and premiered over 50 works for solo horn and horn (read more…)