alt.musica is a visionary chamber jazz orchestra.

Combining a trio of orchestral woodwinds, a String Quartet and a Jazz rhythm section, alt.musica blends the texture of classical chamber orchestra with the performance approach of a jazztet.

This playful fusion of elements is found both in Elaine Alt’s compositions, as well as the inspired improvisations on typically classical instruments English Horn, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin and arco Bass.

Each instrumentalist brings their unique voice and style to the ensemble, many of whom are composers and arrangers in their own right.

alte.musica is a innovative voicing of the sublime