Reneé Baker, violinist, violist, composer, leader, painter, and poet, is founder/leader of FAQ (Faith Action Quorum), Mantra Blue Free Orchestra, Red Chai, Wrinkled Linen, ProJect 6, Connoisseur Musica String Ensemble (classical), Poemusici (spoken word group), Blanche (experimental orchestra), the Reneé Baker ArText, and the Reneé Baker Trio. She has created eclectic chamber festivals for Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Norris Cultural Arts Center and Classical Symphony Hall. As a composer, Reneé has composed over 300 compositions which have been performed by ensembles ranging from string quartets to larger ensembles.
Reneé is performing at WNUR on October 2, at Peter Jones Gallery on October 8, and at Heaven Gallery on October 11. Her ensemble's performance on October 8 involves a collaboration with Geejay Arriola.