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Our 49th Year

Charlie Albright
Edward Alley
Margaret Batjer
Amy Burton and John Musto
Lisa Chavez
Xavier Foley
Anthony Dean Griffey
Dr. Joseph Holt
Melodica Men
Robert Sherman
Todd Thomas
Romm Family Trio
Jason Vieaux
Brad Williams
Kern 1st Prize Winner

Xavier Foley

Xavier Foley

Xavier Foley is a winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions as well as numerous other awards. He was named on WQXR's "19 for 19" Artists to Watch list and has been featured in numerous television appearances. As a double bass concerto soloist he has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony, as well as others, and has given solo recitals in Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center, Merkin Concert Hall in New York, and Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. He is also a well known chamber music performer, performing with the Marlboro Music Festival, Concerts at Wolf Trap in Virginia, and New York's Jupiter Chamber Players.

Foley is a native of Marietta, Georgia and earned his bachelor's degree at the famed Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He plays a double bass crafted by Rumano Solano.