FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lexington, VA -- The Woodwind Quartet from the University of Georgia will perform an evening of 20th century masterpieces and contemporary compositions on the next event in the Sonoklect Music Series. The concert is at 8:00pm on January 24 in the Lenfest Center on the campus of Washington and Lee. The public is invited and no tickets are required.
The University of Georgia Woodwind Quartet is a resident faculty ensemble, rehearsing and performing regularly throughout the year. They maintains an active performing schedule, presenting programs all over the US on concert artists series and at national conferences.
Their latest CD, American Masterworks for Woodwind Quartet, has received both critical acclaim and popular success. This first of its kind recording, the only CD dedicated entirely to woodwind quartet music, includes all contemporary composers including Elliott Carter and the quartet’s bassoonist, William Davis. In addition to bassoonist/composer Davis, the quartet is comprised of Angela Jones-Reus on flute, Dwight Manning on oboe and D. Ray McClellan on clarinet.
The program will include familiar composers, such as Jacques Ibert and Heitor Villa- Lobos, as well as the world premiere of a work by Oberlin Conservatory composition professor, Lewis Nielson. Also on the program will be William Davis’s Excursions for oboe and bassoon and In Paradisum by University of Georgia Professor Emeritus of Music, John Corina.
Following the concert the audience is invited to join the performers in a reception. For more information, call Terry Vosbein at 458-8851.
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