Taylor Ackley

and Stony Brook Roots Ensemble

The Stony Brook Roots Ensemble is a chamber music group which focuses on studying

and performing Traditional American Music. It was formed in 2015 by Taylor Ackley

with the goal of bringing this rich tradition of music making into concert halls and

academic settings. Since then they have performed extensively in the New York area,

the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest along with giving lecture recitals, workshops and