Members of the Pennsylvania Quintet to be joined by guests for concert Oct. 18

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State School of Music faculty members of the Pennsylvania Quintet will be joined by guest faculty saxophonist David B. Stambler and bass clarinetist Andy Hunt, a student in the professional performer's certificate program, for a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Eisehower Chapel. The recital program features music written for woodwind quartets and reed quintets.

Admission is free. This concert is available on livestream at the Penn State School of Music.

Program

Circusmuziek — Ton der Doest

Fugue on a Theme of Corelli, BWV 579 — Johann Sebastian Bach

The Surfing, Dancing Fleas — Robbie McCarthy

Quatuor Parisienne — Charles Fernandez

Splinter — Marc Mellits

The Pennsylvania Quintet, an acclaimed wind chamber music ensemble, has been concertizing since 1984 at major venues on both sides of the Atlantic. Performances include concerts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall in New York City, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in Germany, as well as recitals in Nuremberg and Frankfurt. In addition to concerts on many university guest artist series, the Quintet has been Ensemble-in-Residence at the Sedona Chamber Music Festival and a winner of the National Flute Association's international Chamber Music Ensemble Competition. National Public Radio has featured the Quintet in its nationally-syndicated program, "Performance Today." The Pennsylvania Quintet can be heard on three compact disc recordings: "American Wind Music" (Centaur 2085); "20th Century Wind Chamber Music" (Centaur 2225); and "Recent American Works for Winds" (Centaur 2509). The Pennsylvania Quintet is comprised of Penn State faculty members Naomi Seidman (flute), Tim Hurtz (oboe), Anthony Costa (clarinet), Lisa Bontrager (horn), and Daryl Durran (bassoon).

Last Updated October 11, 2017