Xelana Duo in Concert at Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival

Come hear Xelana Duo's Recital at 7:30 pm in Greenfield Hall at the Manhattan School of Music. The program will include works by Valerie Coleman, Gala Flagello, Aaron Price, Jeffrey Young, Matt Jaskot and Chris Kaminsky. 

Evening of Premieres at CT Summerfest

Tune in at 8pm to hear Xelana Duo premiere three new works by composers David Jones, Joungmin Lee and Dalton Ringey at the Connecticut Summerfest.

Xelana Duo in Concert at CT Summerfest

Tune in at 8 pm to hear Xelana Duo's live showcase at the Connecticut Summerfest. This recital will include two world premieres by composers Gala Flagello and Aaron Price.

Xelana Duo at Pushing The Envelope

Listen to hear a live interview from Xelana Duo on the radio series "Pushing The Envelope" leading up to their summer residency at Connecticut Summerfest. 

Spring 2018 Tour

Xelana Duo is going on Tour this Spring 2018 (March 16 - 29) along the US East Coast making stops at: The Hartt School (Hartford, CT), Peabody Institute (Baltimore, MD), College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA), Spectrum (Brooklyn, NY), and Stony Brook University. They will perform a varied selection of different works commissioned and written for the Duo during these past two years. 

For more details please check out the calendar page.

New Music for Thanksgiving

Wishing everyone safe travels and a Happy Thanksgiving this week! We are so grateful for all your support and want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude by sharing some musical treats with you.

We have uploaded samples of the 11 new works written for and commissioned by us within the first year and a half of the duo forming! Not to mention, a new page showcasing the brilliant composers we have and will be collaborating with this coming year. We love our Xelana Duo family and can not wait to continue to grow as artist together. More awesome news to come for 2018 season soon. Stay tuned by subscribing to our website.

 

Connecticut Summerfest Season 2018

Xelana Duo has been invited to be one of the Ensembles-in-Residence at the 2018 Season of Connecticut Summerfest at The Hartt School next June 14-20! We are thrilled to be back at this amazing festival for our second residency. Last year's experience was mind-blowingly awesome both at a musical and human level. We cannot wait to see what this year's festival holds in store for us. We strongly believe in checking it out and applying if you’re a composer looking to grow! 

Avant Projekts collaboration

Today Xelana Duo has a recording session at Skillman Music Recording Studio for Avant Projekts newest project by Dannielle Lynn MacBryan "Carmen and Roseia." Stay tuned for more updates on the final dance film of this work coming up next Spring 2018.

Evening of Premieres at CT Summerfest

Tune in at 8pm to hear Xelana Duo premiere three new works by composers Matt Jaskot, Zach Gulaboff Davis and Jeffrey Young at the Connecticut Summerfest.

Xelana Duo at Pushing The Envelope

Listen to hear a live interview from Xelana Duo on the radio series "Pushing The Envelope" leading up to their summer residency at Connecticut Summerfest. 

Connecticut Summerfest Season 2017

Xelana Duo will be one of the Ensembles-in-Residence at the 2017 Season of Connecticut Summerfest at The Hartt School next June 15-21! We are super excited about this great opportunity which will allow us to keep promoting our own commissions, in addition to pieces written for us over the course of the festival. We strongly believe in checking it out and applying if you’re a composer looking to grow! 

New Duo Name!

Well, after a lot of thinking and debating we decided to go for a new name. We are from now on Xelana Duo (zuh-luh-nuh-)!! Our new email is XelanaDuo@gmail.com and the new website domain is www.XelanaDuo.com! We are so excited to have a new brand name and can’t wait to continue this journey.

Music at Stony Brook

We're so excited to have been invited to roam with the SeaWolves and play in the Stony Brook Composers Concert on April 12. Come hear Joe Sferra's "Best Out of Two" and Sunny Knable's "Alexana" if you're free!