The Moanin’ Frogs
Friday, August 5th at 7:30 pm
Ventura College Performing Arts Center
4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura
Lucas Hopkins | Bass Saxophone
Gabriel Pique’ | Saxophone
Jeff Siegfried | Saxophone
Edward Goodman | Tenor Saxophone
Andy Hall | Saxophone
Jonathan Hulting-Cohen | Saxophone
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 for concert series, as concerto soloists, and for educational programs throughout the US and abroad. A few such performances include appearances at: the The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC; on Detroit Public Television; in Strasbourg, France, and as concerto soloists with the United States Air Force Band of the West. 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, and interactive clinics and masterclasses for students and educators. The Moanin’ Frogs are performing artists for D’Addario Woodwinds and the Conn-Selmer Division of Education.
More at TheMoaninFrogs.com.