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DePauw Faculty Woodwind Ensemble performs tonight at Green Center

Monday, October 22, 2012

Five members of the DePauw School of Music faculty -- Anne Reynolds, Randy Salman, Leonid Sirotkin, Kara Stolle, and Robert Danforth -- will present a concert dedicated to wind repertoire in the Green Center's Thompson Recital Hall Monday at 7:30 p.m.

The group has been performing together as the Faculty Woodwind Ensemble since 2006. Featured in the concert will be music by composers of various periods and styles, including Georg Philipp Telemann's sparkling "Concerto a tres in F Major" for flute, French horn, and bassoon.

"We have really enjoyed putting this program together because it's a potpourri of music that we've never played before that's also challenging and fun," Reynolds said. "There are different styles and different instrumentations, including use of the English horn and piccolo that are not standard woodwind quintet instruments."

The concert will open with Czech composer Joseph Bohuslav Foerster's 1909 Woodwind Quintet, followed by the late-romantic "Arabesken" by Paul Juon, the Telemann concerto and then "Fragments" for flute, clarinet, and bassoon by American composer Robert Muczynski. The program concludes with Paquito D'Rivera's spectacular "Aires Tropicales for Woodwind Quintet."

Tickets for faculty recitals at the Green Center for the Performing Arts are $3; tickets for all students and seniors over 65 are free. For additional information or assistance, stop by the box office located on the ground floor of the Green Center at 605 South College Avenue; call 658-4817; or visit www.depauw.edu/music/tickets.

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