June 22, 2018

Hello friends and fans,

We are so pleased to be sharing this music with you at last!

Buy your digital or physical copy of our CD at CD Baby.

You can also watch our entire album of the Complete Chopin Preludes for wind quintet on our Youtube Channel.



August 29, 2017

I shall create a new world for myself.

– Frederic Chopin

Although the members of District5 traveled across the globe this summer, we managed to come together to create our own part of the chamber music world: a commercial recording of the complete Chopin Preludes! But be...

January 22, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce you to Zack Gauvain, our new clarinetist! Zack is also a clarinetist in the President's Own Marine Band. We've asked him a few very important questions to help you get to know him a little better!

Who the heck are you and where are you...

July 25, 2016

We have some exciting news! District5 and composer, Evis Sammoutis, have been awarded a Classical Commissioning Grant from Chamber Music America. Evis Sammoutis will be adding yet another fantastic piece to the wind quintet repertoire. We could not be more thrilled to...

November 17, 2015

In honor of Paul Hindemith's birthday yesterday (November 16, 1895), our recordings of one of our favorites of the standard wind quintet repertoire are now on District5's Youtube channel

“There are only two things worth striving for: decent music and a pure...

September 21, 2015

Despite the 80-­90 degree weather we’ve been having here in DC, it definitely feels like summer is coming to an end. District5 is hard at work (can you really call it work when we have so much fun?) on new projects and repertoire, but before we start sharing what is co...

May 14, 2015

As many of you know, District5 formed as the Graduate Fellowship Quintet in Fall of 2013 at the University of Maryland. We didn't know each other prior to this Fellowship program and quickly needed to rectify that if we wanted dive into new projects as a team.  We met...

April 25, 2014

We had so much fun putting Brahms piano quartet no. 1 together this Spring. Moving from Birtwistle and Stockhausen straight into Brahms, definitely had us putting on our Romantic hats. Along with renowned pianist and member of the UMD faculty Mayron Tsong, District5 ga...

April 7, 2014

The University of Maryland has launched a new, exciting concert series called Common Tone, Uncommon Performance, with a mission to connect young audiences and the community. We got to perform the second event of the series, with invoke string quartet kicking the s...

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