Some of the 200 guitarists who took part in Rhys Chatham's A Crimson Grail at Lincoln Center's Out of Doors Festival in August 2009. YouTube hide caption

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As a young classical composer, Missy Mazzoli borrows music and business strategies from the indie rock world. Stephen Taylor hide caption

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The JACK Quartet thrives on high-intensity repertoire. Justin Bernhaut/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Missy Mazzoli's quintet, Victoire, blurs the boundaries between classical music and other styles. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Missy Mazzoli and four of her friends founded Victoire in 2007 to play her music. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Missy Mazzoli is at the center of a group of classically trained musicians who've also worked in rock bands. Stephen S. Taylor hide caption

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