2016/2017 fresh inc alum Teil Buck and the Pheonix Down Trio has been focused on uniting their two passions, music and gaming! They have arranged over 100 gaming, anime and nerdy show themes to fit their ensemble, which is comprised of an oboe and two clarinets. In 2017, they performed at GDEX and CinCityCon and have opportunities to perform in the future at Ohayocon. They have also been featured guest streamers on Twitch.tv with TimeWanderer33.
In addition to their arranging and appearances, they have formed Dragon Ballad, an online Dungeons and Dragons group featuring professional musicians both classical and hip-hop. Included in the project is alum Eric Salazar and 5HE bassoonist Eric Heidbreder!