Nanci belmont, bassoon
Praised as "Outstanding" by the New York Classical Review, bassoonist Nanci Belmont is a dynamic musician enjoying a diverse career as an orchestral and chamber musician, soloist, and teaching artist. In addition to her work with the City of Tomorrow, Nanci performs as a freelance musician in New York City with groups such as the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Argento Chamber Ensemble, Talea Ensemble, and the International Contemporary Ensemble. As an orchestral musician, she has also performed with the Charleston, Princeton, and Cape Cod Symphony Orchestras. An avid soloist, Nanci is the Second Prize winner of the 2016 Gillet-Fox Competition of the International Double Reed Society, and has made concerto appearances with the Metro Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble mise-en. Nanci was a 2012-2014 Fellow of Ensemble Connect (formerly Ensemble ACJW), a Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute, and currently works as a teaching artist through Carnegie Hall and the Bridge Arts Ensemble. Nanci serves on faculty at the Special Music School in Manhattan.