New Commissions and Recent Performances0
Since their debut at the fresh inc 2013, The Admiral Launch Duo has commissioned and premiered four new pieces by Dylan Arthur Baker, Christine Hedden, Mathew Browne, and Diana Sussman. Founded by saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and harpist Jennifer R. Ellis, they performed at the Northwestern University New Music Conference and were featured in the Michigan Muse Magazine. They have been featured at the University of Michigan’s Social Justice Art Festival and premiered their new arrangement of Camille Saint-Saëns’ violin and harp Fantasie for soprano saxophone and harp at the Northbrook, IL Parisian Salon Concerts series. The ensemble was in residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in Boscawen, NH, where they recorded works by Yusef A. Lateef, Ida Gotkovsky, Matthew Browne, and Dylan Baker, and performed a community concert at The Friendly Kitchen in nearby Concord.