23 musicians making the music of now

“A passionate drive… setting an extremely high bar for other ensembles to live up to.”

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Since 2012, Colin has been a core member of Contemporaneous, an ensemble of 23 musicians whose mission is to bring to life the music of now. Recently recognized for a “ferocious, focused performance” (The New York Times) and for its “passionate drive…setting an extremely high bar for other ensembles to live up to” (I Care If You Listen), Contemporaneous performs and promotes the most exciting work of living composers through innovative concerts, commissions, recordings, and educational programs.

Based in New York City and active throughout the United States, Contemporaneous has performed over 80 concerts at a wide range of venues, including Lincoln Center, (le) poisson rouge, Merkin Concert Hall, Baryshnikov Arts Center, St. Ann’s Warehouse and the Bang on a Can Marathon. The ensemble has worked with a range of prominent musical artists including David Byrne, Donnacha Dennehy, Yotam Haber, Julia Wolfe, and Dawn Upshaw.

“The Two Halves” at Rite of Summer Music Festival 2017

Shawn Jaeger – The Cold Pane

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