Fry Street Quartet made their debut at Carnegie Hall in November, 2001. This young string quartet is in demand for performances all over the world. They released their first CD in 2002, which was produced by Tom McFaul and the Fry Street Quartet. Visit www.frystreetquartetcom for more information, and also the special profile devoted to Fry Street Quartet on this Web site, which includes anecdotes and technical background regarding the recording.
For the recording of the Mass in C minor, the players were Rong-Yan Tang (violin), Rebecca McFaul (violin), and Russell Fallstad (viola). Rebecca Thornblade (cello) played on the Kyrie and Credo. Anne Francis, pictured in the album notes, replaced Rebecca Thornblade as cellist on the recording of the Gloria, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei.
Trudy Kane (flute) is principal flutist with the Metropolitan Opera.
Tony Levin (bass) is a world renowned bassist. He has performed and recorded with many of the biggest names in progressive rock and jazz as well as with his own group. Tony's impressive Web site is at www.tonylevin.com
Jennifer Grim (flute) is a founding member of the Zephyros Quintet.
Shelley Woodworth (oboe and english horn) plays with numerous chamber groups and is very much in demand as a studio musician in New York City.
Dianne Lesser (oboe and english horn) plays chamber music with many different groups and is also very much in demand as a studio musician in New York City.
Alan Rubin (trumpet) is a founding member of the Blues Brothers Band. In addition to his classical background, he has played and recorded with numerous jazz and pop groups.
Lewis Soloff (trumpet) is a renowned trumpet soloist and ensemble player in both classical and jazz ensembles. He is very active in both live performance and recording in New York City.
Susan Spaulding (french horn) is a soloist and member of many chamber music groups in the New York and Connecticut area. She is a studio musician as well, working in New York and Connecticut.
Stewart Schuele (french horn) is a soloist and member of many chamber music groups in the Connecticut area. He is also a studio musician working in New York and Connecticut.
Anthony DeQuattro (timpani) is active in many groups from New York and Connecticut. He is a session player and records in New York and Connecticut.
Jon Altschiller (recording engineer) is co-producer of the Mass in C minor. Mr. Altschiller recorded and mixed the project. He is owner and chief engineer of 'chillersound, his recording, mixing, and editing facility in New York, NY.
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