8 p.m. Morrison Center Recital Hall. Created in 2014 by cellist Jake Saunders and composer David Biedenbender, 208 ensemble brings progressive chamber music by some of the most innovative composers writing today to Boise, Idaho. Its members are dedicated to cultivating enthusiasm in Boise for a brand of music that exists where the refinement of classical performance meets the visceral energy of a rock concert. 208 ensemble is a dynamic, multi-instrumental contemporary music ensemble. Cellist Jake Saunders, violinists Geoffrey Hill and Kate Jarvis, violist Emily Jones, and pianist Betsi Hodges represent some of the highest caliber classical musicians in Idaho. These core members have received training from top institutions throughout the country, and currently serve principal positions in the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, the Opera Idaho orchestra, and contribute regularly to the Boise Baroque Orchestra, LED, Classical Revolution: Boise, and the Boise Philharmonic String Quartet.
Convenient hourly public parking for non-Boise State parking permit holders attending Music Department events is available just south of the Morrison Center in the Brady Street Garage for $2.00 per hour. Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted at the kiosk. For more information, please contact Jake Saunders at email@example.com or visit music.boisestate.edu/calendar/.