is an independent classical music
recording company founded in 2002 by Simon Foster and Melanne Mueller.
Many major classical music recording artists like Trevor Pinnock
, conductors Michael Tilson Thomas
, Semyon Bychkov
record for Avie, which has released more than 100 CDs since 2002.
The label's business model is based on operating the record label for and on behalf of musicians who retain ownership of their recordings. It acts as an umbrella for a number of musical organizations and individual artists.