Ithaca Wind Quintet to Give Concert


Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck

The Ithaca Wind Quintet will present a free program at Ithaca College on Thursday, November 13, featuring traditional and contemporary masterworks for winds.

The performance will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the Hockett Family Recital Hall in the Whalen Center.

The ensemble will play works by Dana Wilson, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Music Theory, History, and Composition at Ithaca College. Also on the program are compositions by Darius Milhaud, Elliott Carter, and Paul Hindemith.

The Ithaca Wind Quintet was founded in 1963. The faculty ensemble performs concerts and gives master classes at conventions, universities, and high schools throughout the northeast. The group has premiered the works of many composers, including Dana Wilson and Karel Husa. The current members of the quintet are flutist Wendy Herbener Mehne, oboist Paige Morgan, clarinetist Michael Galvan, bassoonist Lee Goodhew, and hornist Alex Shuhan.

Contributed by Erik Kibelsbeck