Mientka Duo

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The Mientka Duo is a musical act, consisting of husband and wife Tyme (pronounced Tim), a cellist and Kathryn Mientka, a pianist.

The duo began in the 1990s performing classical, Celtic, Broadway standards, Spanish music and American music, to audiences in Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland and the United States,[1] their debut concert at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. was featured on NPR.[2] In 1995, The Mientka Duo, also known as Nova Mientka, was the subject of an Emmy-award nominated documentary on PBS.[1][3]

The Mientka Duo have received such awards as a special prize at the Concours International De Musique De Chambre in Paris.

Currently, Tyme and Kathryn serve as founders and directors of the Western Slope Chamber Music Series in Grand Junction, Colorado;[4] the duo, with Dave Alderdice and Audrey Solomon, are also members of the Colorado-based band Feast.