Strings & Hammers

 From the left Julia Keller (double bass), Eunmi Ko (piano), and Sini Virtanen (violin)

Movements by John Liberatore

Strings & Hammers is a unique piano trio. Founded by Eunmi Ko, Sini Virtanen, and Julia Keller, the ensemble has the unusual instrumentation of piano, violin, and double bass.  The ensemble explores chamber music repertoire of the twentieth and twenty-first century and collaborates with composers from around the world. Strings & Hammers appeared in the COMA’16 Madrid Contemporary Music Festival, Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio, University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, The Venture Compound, and University of South Florida. The ensemble has played music of Penderecki, David Liptak, Alessandro Annunziata, Baljinder Sekhon, John Liberatore, Seunghee Lee, Fabio Massimo Capogrosso, Eduardo Costa Roldan, Alejandro Roman, Alejandro de la Barrera, David Jenssen, Gilad Rabinovitch.  For more information, please visit ensemble’s facebook page: facebook.com/StringsHammers