clarinet / bass clarinet


Jeff Anderle currently enjoys an extremely diverse musical life. An exponent of contemporary classical music, Jeff is the clarinetist of the ADORNO Enemble and has also performed with the Del Sol String Quartet and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players.  Past affiliations include positions as the clarinetist and Associate Artistic Director of The Definiens Project in Los Angeles, clarinetist at the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival in 2007 and at the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble in 2006. He is a member of Edmund Welles, the world’s only composing bass clarinet quartet, and is also half of the bass clarinet duo Sqwonk, In addition, Jeff is a co-director of the Switchboard Music Festival.

Jeff is currently on the clarinet faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He received his Master of Music Degree there in 2006, studying clarinet with Luis Baez. Previously, he graduated summa cum laude from UCLA, where he was a student of Gary Gray. Other influential teachers include Dennis Smylie and  Ben Freimuth. When not making music, Jeff works for Clark Fobes making clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces. He is a Reiki Master and makes his own bass clarinet gear.




cello


Rose Bellini is an avid performer of a wide variety of music, especially contemporary and experimental music. She regularly performs with classical music ensembles, modern dance companies, bands, and chamber and orchestral groups from Seattle to New York City to San Francisco. 

In addition to REDSHIFT, Rose is a founding member of Hotel Elefant, and regularly performs with the Seattle Modern Orchestra and Seattle Rock Orchestra. Other notable appearances include the Wordless Music Orchestra, Ensemble Signal, FLUX Quartet, Orchestra of St. Luke's, East Village Opera Company, Phoenix Ensemble, and in folk and rock bands. Rose frequently collaborates with living composers from around the world and often premieres new works for cello and for chamber ensemble. A graduate of Indiana University-Bloomington, her primary teachers were Emilio Colón and Janos Starker.

As an arts entrepreneur, Rose has established herself as a resourceful fundraiser and leader in the music and arts community working in development for a variety of organizations. Rose also serves on the board of the Switchboard Music Festival.

   
piano / keyboard


Kate Campbell performs frequently as a soloist and chamber musician, specializing in contemporary and late 20th century works. She has worked with many leading composers, including Pulitzer Prize winners Steve Reich and David Lang, and minimalist pioneer Terry Riley. She is dedicated to the music of her own place and time and premieres many works by emerging composers each year. She has had the pleasure of performing with members of Bang on a Can All-Stars, SIGNAL, eighth blackbird, and ACME. Recent projects include bi-coastal tours with REDSHIFT, solo performances with New Keys, performing for the Bang on a Can Summer Festival and Switchboard Music Festival, and recording for New Amsterdam Records.

Kate has served as Adjunct Professor of Music at the University of San Francisco
and currently teaches at Westminster Conservatory in Princeton, NJ. She was also on the piano faculty at San Francisco Community Music Center and Crowden Center for Music in the Community in Berkeley, CA.

Kate has degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was the winner of the Beethoven Competition and a finalist for the Wisconsin Public Radio Neale-Silva Young Artists Competition. Her primary teachers were Cathy Kautsky and Paul Hersh.



flute         



Jill Heinke’s self-styled musical career, with performances ranging from Carnegie Hall to Coachella, speaks to her unique skill sets on both flute and bass. As an original core member of award-winning Areon Flutes, Jill tours and teaches nationally in addition to acting as CEO of their non-profit educational organization. She has toured nationally with Birds & Batteries and has appeared onstage with Adorno Ensemble, ECO Ensemble, Farallons, The Shouting Matches, and others in such festivals as Coachella, South by Southwest, Austin City Limits, North by 35, Other Minds, Switchboard, Mission Creek, and Noise Pop.

Jill’s primary teachers include Jill Felber, Tim Day, and Susan Milan, and she holds degrees from UC Santa Barbara (BM – summa cum laude), The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (MM), and The Royal College of Music (Postgraduate Diploma), respectively. Jill operates a full private teaching studio in the San Francisco area.


   
violin

A native of Fairbanks, Alaska and currently based in Brooklyn, Andie Springer is a violinist specializing in contemporary music. A founder and co-director of new music ensembles TRANSIT and Redshift, Andie is also a member of Hotel Elefant and has performed and recorded with bands Redhooker, Arturo en el Barco and Phthia. Andie has also had the pleasure of performing with David Byrne, Victoire, Ensemble de Sade, Anti-Social Music, the Wordless Music Orchestra, the Argento Ensemble, and American Opera Projects. She also recently joined the New York City Players in their production and European tour of Richard Maxwell’s recent theater piece, “Neutral Hero.”

As a soloist, Andie has premiered and commissioned numerous works including “For Andie Springer” by Robert Ashley, “Dandelion” by Mary Kouyoumdjian, “The Warmth of Other Suns,” by Leaha Villareal, and “Stealing an Image,” by Bryan Jacobs. Other artists Andie has worked closely with include Chinary Ung, Anthony Braxton, Robert Rowe, Tristan Perich, Richard Carrick, Jad Abumrad, Daniel Felsenfeld, and Bryan Senti of Found Objects Music Productions.

Recent highlights include learning the mandolin, working with student composers at CalState East Bay, performing with TRANSIT in Anchorage, Alaska, and being referred to as “the best joining of human and machine since RoboCop” (I Care If You Listen).

Andie earned her BFA at Carnegie Mellon University with Professor Andres Cardenes, and her MFA at New York University with Professor Arturo Delmoni. She has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Strings Festival Orchestra in Steamboat Springs, and the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, and her playing has been broadcast on stations WQED FM, KUAC FM, WBGO FM, and WFMU FM. She enjoys teaching and is currently on the faculty the Larchmont Music Academy.