Music performed by The Moanin’ Frogs will include world premieres by UNCG student composers.
Bending genres and uplifting spirits, The Moanin’ Frogs offer an electrifying approach to chamber music. Conservatory trained and entertainment minded, their dynamic and technically precise performances of classical, ragtime, jazz, and pop delight fans across the world.
Featuring all six saxophones from soprano to bass, The Moanin’ Frogs are unique on today’s chamber music landscape. First Prize Winners of the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, their passion, quality, variety, instrumentation, and focus on the audience experience set them apart. Comfortable in a wide array of venues, The Moanin’ Frogs deliver artist-level performances to small towns and major performance halls alike, performing chamber concerts, concertos, and educational programs throughout the US and abroad. The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC; Detroit Public Television; The Gong Show on ABC; Strasbourg, France; and rural Arkansas are a few such venues. Their debut recording was released on Teal Creek Music in 2017.
Online and in person, The Moanin’ Frogs inspire future generations through popular music videos, interactive clinics, masterclasses, and a yearly summer institute for students of all ages. The Moanin’ Frogs are performing artists for D’Addario Woodwinds and the Conn-Selmer Division of Education.
Friday, March 20
Organ Hall, School of Music