fivebyfive's mission is to engage audiences in the collaborative spirit and creativity of modern chamber music by commissioning, arranging and performing a wide range of works for flute, clarinet, electric guitar, bass and piano. Forging a variety of community partnerships and presenting interactive educational programs, fivebyfive brings audience participation and music born out of today’s culture to concert halls and classrooms. fivebyfive is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization based in Rochester, NY.
To create, perform and promote new works for fivebyfive’s instrumentation, supporting living composers and their music
To forge new community partnerships
To engage audience members in meaningful concert experiences
To offer affordable, accessible performances of modern music
To encourage the creativity of K-12 students through exposure of today’s music, structured improvisations and side-by-side performances through fivebyfive’s educational programs