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WAM November 5-6 Sybarite5

You may remember the occasion last March when I spoke with local violinist/violist Angela Pickett about her string quartet, Sybarite5, as they entered the Top Ten Billboard Classical chart.

Well that pales, my friends, in comparison to what just happened to Sybarite5 at the end of October.

Sybarite5 has just won the grand prize in the 2011 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition, which is open to instrumentalists, singers and chamber ensembles performing classical and non-traditional repertoire.

I rang up Angela in New York City this week.

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