The Baylor Woodwind Quintet To Play April 16

April 10, 2003

by Richard Veit

The Baylor Woodwind Quintet -- five members of the Baylor University music faculty -- will present a concert at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in Meadows Recital Hall.

The program will open with 19th-century French composer Charles Lefebvre's Suite for Winds, Op. 57, and then the Wind Quintet by contemporary Costa Rican composer Benjamín Gutiérrez. Also to be heard will be Seven Aphorisms by American composer/flutist Cynthia Folio, who is on the faculty of Temple University. These brief movements set to music the witticisms of Baltazar Gracian, Sir Francis Bacon, Aristotle, Mark Twain and Bertold Brecht. Closing the concert will be the Quintet for Winds, Op. 45, by American composer Robert Muczynski.

The Baylor Woodwind Quintet is comprised of Associate Professor of Flute Helen Ann Shanley, Professor of Clarinet Richard Shanley, Professor of Oboe Doris DeLoach, Assistant Professor of Bassoon Matthew Morris and Assistant Professor of Horn Jeffrey Powers.

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 710-3991.

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