Apollo holds the distinction of being the first American chamber ensemble to record and perform in Cuba in January 2017. In Cuba, the group collaborated with renowned local musicians and was featured on CUBA TV, reaching millions. In 2013 and 2017, the Apollo performed for sold-out audiences at Carnegie Hall, and it is featured frequently on American Public Media’s nationally-syndicated program, Performance Today.
Apollo's innovative 20x2020 commissioning project has garnered international acclaim. It features a roster of the world’s leading composers and up-and-coming artists, including Grammy-winners Libby Larsen and Christopher Theofanidis. In addition to partnerships with refugee service organizations, hospitals, and veterans groups, Apollo reaches thousands of students annually through its impactful educational programming and entrepreneurship seminars.