Project Inclusion Ensemble (PIE)

Project Inclusion Ensemble Fellowship (PIEF)
Launched in 2010, this one to two-year fellowship is a professional development program for 4-6 early career musicians. The PI Ensemble features professional, freelance musicians who often find work performing chamber music. PIE musicians, who may also be selected for the PI Orchestral Fellowship, are chosen through a competitive audition process.Our Project Inclusion Orchestra fellows also perform throughout their tenure as a small ensemble and are available to perform at corporate, community, arts events and more. For more information or to book PIE please contact Dave Belden at the email below.FELLOWSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Opportunities to perform 2-4 concerts per month at community events.
  • Monthly rehearsals that address individual and ensemble work, as well as introduce new repertoire and performance skills.
  • Coaching on presentation and speaking skills, verbal feedback from principal mentors.
  • Payment for all services.

To request a PI Ensemble for your community event please contact Hilary Mercer at


2015/2016 PIE Freeman Fellows perform a Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


2016/17 PIE Freeman Fellows

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Titilayo Ayangade, Cello

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Kyle Dickson, Violin

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Chauntee Ross, Violin

About Danielle

Danielle Taylor, Viola