Group: Thin Air

This 5-piece ensemble draws from an extensive vocal and instrumental repertoire to create improvised music out of “thin air.” Their standard instrumental repertoire includes accordion, djembe (African drum), flute (transverse and Native American), cello, clarinet, violin, hang drum, and hand percussion. Additional instruments—one might even say toys—includes kazoos, Bundt pans, water instruments, boomwhackers, bells, coffee cans, and dozens more!

The members—Sally Childs-Helton, Dianna Davis, Liz Flaten Efroymson Brooks, Pam Blevins Hinkle, and Shannon McGuire—believe that everything is music and all people are musical. Performances for all ages can be tailor-made to your event or organization, include fun opportunities for audience participation, and can range from sacred to zany, depending on performance goals.

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