Winds groups vie at Sunday’s CMYS final concert
- Published: April 24, 2015
The final concert of this year’s Chamber Music Yellow Springs season features two winds groups vying for first place in the 30th Annual Competition for Emerging Professional Ensembles. The concert takes place this Sunday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The featured groups are the East End Quartet and the North Coast Winds.
The judges are Bowling Green University flute professor Conor Nelson; University of Michigan saxophone professor Timothy McAllister; and University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Dean Peter Landgren.
The East End Quartet, which hails from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, features four saxophones. The group will perform Bach, Piazzolla and Pierne along with contemporary pieces by Michael Djupstrom and Jun Nagao.
The North Coast Winds of Cleveland features flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and French horn. The group will perform pieces by, among others, Otto Mortensen, Jacques Ibert and Franz Danzi.
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