Sascha Groschang (USA)
Member of Grammy-Nominated St. Petersburg String Quartet
Sascha is an active recitalist and chamber musician, having performed across the United States and Asia. She has appeared at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and gave her solo debut recital at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in 2009. She has shared the stage with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Michael Bublé, Peter Gabriel, Josh Groban, Sarah Mclachlan and has extensive recording experience, including sessions for NBC, Atlantic, and Rhino Records. As a freelance musician in and around Kansas City, Sascha is an avid performer and composer of new music, improv, non-classical styles and baroque cello. She frequently collaborates with groups such as the KC Chorale, Spire Chamber Ensemble, the New Theatre, Owen/Cox Dance Group, the Coterie Theatre, Quixotic Fusion, and Bach Aria Soloists. She is co-founder, co-composer and cellist of the string duo, “The Wires”, which explores unorthodox styles through original compositions (www.thewires.info). She also hosts the weekly new music show, “Sound Currents”, on 91.9 Classical KC.