Marina and Fred Hammond made their debut as a duo in 1991 at the Fifth Latin American Music Festival in Caracas, Venezuela. Since then, they have been committed to promoting contemporary piano music. The Hammonds have given recitals and played with orchestra in the United States, Argentina, Venezuela, and Spain. In 2014, the duo released their CD, FireProof, sponsored by Indiana University and produced by the Latin American Music Center, Jacobs School of Music. The summer of 2017 will be the Hammonds’ 14th summer teaching at Rocky Ridge.