Called “pioneers” by Minnesota Public Radio for “forging ahead with a new chamber music combination”, the engaging and entertaining duo of Carrie Vecchione and Rolf Erdahl charts new territory for their combination of instruments in music that is accessible, challenging, enlightening, and virtuosic. This award-winning chamber group of a different color will share with you their own repertoire of evocative music influenced by ethnic folk songs, dances and All-American jazz. You can hear music that grabs your ear as the ink dries, and sends you out the door humming a new tune.
OboeBass! is on a creative journey inventing an enchanting body of work for this previously unexplored pair of instruments. They invite you to join them as they describe their voyage and perform their trail-blazing works. Experience for yourself music that is delighting and thrilling audiences around the country. Their debut CD, “It Takes Two . . .” is produced and distributed by Centaur Records. They have released two recordings on Musicalligraphics label featuring compositions of Margi Griebling-Haigh – The Story of Babar the Little Elephant with special guests, Steve Staruch, narrator, and William Eddins, piano; and the book/CD combination, Askelad and the Seven Silver Ducks, performed and narrated by Rolf and Carrie. Their most recent recording release is Monk Fish Tango, Music for English horn and double bass by Timothy Goplerud.
Whether in their recitals or educational activities, OboeBass! would love for you to join them as they forge ahead on their pioneering path!