I have been exceptionally lucky to work with a String Quartet and record several pieces. This is one of said works:

Mike Castoro - InOurHearts(String Quartet)Mike Castoro
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This is one commission for New York Dramatic Voices for a fund raising game show they had and needed a tune. I love the surprise ending and glad it went over so well. NYDV is a great organization supporting Classical artists and was honored to compose for them!

Mike Castoro NYDV Game Show ThemeMike Castoro
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Here are some live recordings from my SoundCloud.  I use the pen name Mike Diakou when publishing music. It's a tribute to my family that have passed who were amazingly supportive.