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We look forward to seeing you this September at &Now: Points of Convergence!
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Marty Ehrlich

Marty Ehrlich is celebrating over 40 years in the nexus of creative music centered in New York City. He began his musical career in St. Louis, Missouri, performing and recording with the Human Arts Ensemble.  Since coming to New York, he has made thirty recordings of his compositions for ensembles including his Dark Woods Ensemble, Traveler’s Tales Quartet, Rites Quartet, Marty Ehrlich Large Ensemble, as well as numerous collaborative groups. His most recent recordings are”A Trumpet in the Morning”, for 26 musicians, and “Trio Exaltation”, with John Hebert and Nasheet Waits.

As a woodwind multi-instrumentalist passionate about improvisation and interpretation, he has performed, toured, and recorded with a who’s who of contemporary composers including Muhal Richard Abrams, Ray Anderson, Anthony Braxton, John Carter, Andrew Cyrille, Jack DeJohnette, Anthony Davis, Mark Dresser, Peter Erskine, Marianne Faithful, Michael Formanek, Don Grolnick, Chico Hamilton, Julius Hemphill, Andrew Hill, Wayne Horvitz, Robin Holcomb, Oliver Lake, Leroy Jenkins, John Lindberg, Myra Melford, Modeski/Martin/Woods, James Newton, Mario Pavone, Bobby Previte, Rufus Reid, David Schiff, Wadada Leo Smith, and John Zorn.

Ehrlich has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony, the New York City Opera, and other classical ensembles. He has worked with the Jose Limón and Bill T. Jones dance companies. He continues his work presenting and preserving the music of Julius Hemphill, whose archive he is currently cataloging. His honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship in Composition, the Peter Ivers Visiting Artist Residency at Harvard University (with painter Oliver Jackson), composition grants from Chamber Music America, the NEA, and NYFA, and a Distinguished Alumni award from NEC. As of this year, he is a professor emeritus of Hampshire College.