Founders is a songwriting collective comprised of five members, Ben Russell, Brandon Ridenour, Hamilton Berry, Yoonah Kim, and Sam Suggs, that flourishes in combining classical and folk music with original compositions and pop arrangements. With songs ranging from Appalachian themed originals to Radiohead covers to art songs using famous poetry, Founders is reimagining the boundaries of musical styles. As the New York Music Daily states, "Their excellent debut album, You & Who, is unlike anything else out there right now."
Ben Russell - Violin, vocals
Brandon Ridenour - Trumpet, keys
Hamilton Berry - Cello, vocals
Yoonah Kim - Clarinet
Sam Suggs - Bass