Founded by Temple Emanuel (TE} Music and Program Director, Scott Williamson, Collective Euphonia (CE) is a versatile ensemble of accomplished creative professionals which debuted with a September 20-22, 2019 residency in Roanoke. CE presents multi-media, inter-disciplinary productions combining music and art, theatre, dance, and more. Residencies include site-specific, themed programs in galleries, classrooms, performance spaces and community centers. CE's programs are designed to enhance the experience of a diverse community of listeners and participants, crossing cultural, social and faith boundaries. Special events, talk-backs and audience engagement activities add meaning and enrich the value of their educational and creative programs. CE artists are leading professionals in their fields of classical music, from chamber music to opera. They are among the best dance, theater, design and visual artists in the country. Each with a career in their own right, CE artists collaborate in a democratic creative process to produce performances with a visible and audible difference.
CE personnel for Sept. 2019 debut residency in Roanoke featured a vocal octet, piano, cello, 4 ballet dancers, a photographer-videographer, and painter. It was hosted by TE and TMA.