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Laura Barger


Laura Barger, pianist, is a founding member of piano-percussion quartet, Yarn/Wire. Praised for their “mesmerizing” performances (The New York Times), Yarn/Wire has been featured at venues such as the Lincoln Center Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Barbican Centre, Library of Congress, Miller Theatre at Columbia University, and Brooklyn Academy of Music. In addition, Laura is a frequent collaborator with the Wet Ink Large Ensemble, and performs in the Key_String Duo with guitarist Giacomo Baldelli. She performs internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, and has appeared at the National Gallery of Ireland, Huddersfield Festival, Festival di Bellagio e Lagodi Como, and the Banff Centre for the Arts. Laura is currently on faculty at John Jay College.