Boston Musical Intelligencer

"The chemistry of the group as well as its deft piano playing made for an intriguing and delightful evening."

— Susan Miron
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The New Yorker

"For a quarter century, this enterprising ensemble of voices has been presenting new American songs with both charm and expertise."

— Russell Platt
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ArtScene

"Assistant Professor of Music & Music Education / Director of Collaborative Piano at New York University, Grant Wenaus, talks about the acclaimed vocal chamber ensemble, The Mirror Visions Ensemble, presenting a school residency with the Kindred Spirit Arts Programs in Milford, in the Delaware Valley School District, Feb. 29, 2016."

— Erika Funke
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New York Times

"Unlike most chamber music enterprises, the Mirror Visions Ensemble is run by singers rather than instrumentalists, and its programs are shaped with an ear to the poetry of song texts rather than to overarching notions of musical style."

— Allan Kozinn
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ArtsFuse

"I urge anyone interested in the voice and or just terrific music to try to attend one of their concerts."

— Roberta Silman
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The New Yorker

"Charm is a quality that this ensemble of three engaging singers has in spades"

— Russell Platt
 


Opera News

"All three singers...brought healthy voices and unquestionable commitment to the material..."

— Fred Cohn
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New York Concert Review

"Mirror Visions Ensemble is not only highly accomplished musically, but also pulls in their listeners with their winning personalities on both the individual and group level. Add those qualities to the great service they do for contemporary composers by their continual commissioning and performing of new works, and the end result is a win for everyone."

— Jeffrey Williams
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I Care If You Listen

“MVE is most certainly a group to follow for anyone who truly appreciates beautiful singing, new works, art song, and thought-provoking programming.”

— Lauren Alfano
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Boston Musical Intelligencer

"I was completely unfamiliar with The Mirror Visions Ensemble, but the fascinating program offered at the Longy School's Pickman Hall on October 21 has definitely put them on my radar... All three [singers] have attractive voices and expressive stage presence, whether singing alone or in well-matched ensemble."

— Steven Ledbetter
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New York Concert Review

"The four members of The Mirror Visions Ensemble (soprano Vira Slywotsky, tenor Scott Murphree, baritone Jesse Blumberg and pianist Alan Darling) are all wonderful performers, as we heard during the recital's solo songs. Not only do all the singers have fine voices and clear diction, they use these attributes skillfully in communicating the meaning of the words...This was memorable music making."

— Harry Saltzman
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