founding members/

artistic leadership

Native to New Zealand, Amy Wang is a New York based clarinetist with a versatile career. Her recent performances include appearances with the Grammy nominated woodwind quintet, Imani Winds; guest clarinetist with International Contemporary Ensemble; concert in South America with Andrea Bocelli and recital programs throughout New York City. As an orchestral musician, Amy performed with Martha Graham Dance Company, Glens Fall Symphony, her native New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, as well as gala concerts at Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Symphony Space and Merkin Hall. 


Read more about Amy on her Sonora Collective artist page here

Amy Wang

executive director

Julia Danitz, violinist and composer, enjoys a multifaceted and diverse musical career. She has had the pleasure of working in different types concert venues, from playing in ensembles and as soloist at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to the TV set of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Live From Here with Chris Thile, and the Barclays Center arena. 

Read more about Julia on her Sonora Collective artist page here

Julia Danitz

artistic director

An award-winning flutist, content creator, and educator, Katie Althen enjoys a rich career with a multifaceted impact on the arts. Widely recognized as a unique musician, the Boston Musical Intelligencer has praised her performances for their “great sinuous magic,” while flute legend Paula Robison describes Katie as “a true, intelligent artist with a wonderful sense of humor and awareness of life’s surprises.” A Juilliard graduate, she has performed alongside Sir James Galway during his live 75th birthday celebration and shared the stage with Renée Fleming. 

Read more about Katie on her Sonora Collective artist page here

Katie Althen

marketing director

photos by Billy Pangaribuan of CARA Vision