FRIENDS OF MUSIC SPONSORING WOODWIND CONCERT IN SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV APRIL 9

Shepherdstown WV’s Friends of Music will close out its 2015–2016 concert season with a concert by the Two Rivers Woodwind Quintet on Saturday, April 9.  The concert will be held at 7:30 pm at Shepherdstown’s Trinity Episcopal Church.  It will feature the following works by French, Argentine, German and American composers:

* “Trios Pièces Brèves” (1930), by Jacques Ibert
* “Milonga Sin Palabras” (1979), by Astor Piazzolla
* “Quintet in B-flat, Op. 56” (1821), by Franz Danzi
* “Quintet in C, Op. 79” (1898), by August Klughardt
* Highlights from “Porgy and Bess” (1934), by George Gershwin

Admission to the concert will be free for Friends of Music members. The ticket price for others will be $20 per person ($18 before April 2). Tickets can be purchased on the Friends’ website at www.friendswv.org or by mail (FOM, PO Box 220, Shepherdstown, WV 25443). Visa and Master Card will be accepted.

The Two Rivers Woodwind Quintet includes the following musicians:
Barbara Spicher, Flute. Ms. Spicher is principal flutist of the Mercersburg Chorus and Orchestra and the Shippensburg University Festival Orchestras, and performs with the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra in Shepherdstown. She is professor of flute at Maryland’s Hood College, Mercersburg Academy and the Preparatory Division of Shepherd University.

David Garcia, Oboe. Mr. Garcia has performed with many of the region’s leading orchestras, including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Richmond Symphony, Maryland Symphony and the New Orchestra of Washington.

David Drosinos, Clarinet. Mr. Drosinos has performed in Greece, Ireland, Moscow, Finland, the Bahamas and all over the continental U.S. He teaches at the Baltimore School for the Arts, the Peabody Preparatory and Shepherd University.

Lynn Moncilovich, Bassoon. Ms. Moncilovich is the principal bassoonist of Central Maryland’s Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, and second bassoonist with the Keystone Wind Ensemble in Pennsylvania. She also performs frequently with the Lancaster PA Symphony Orchestra.

Daniel Carter, Horn. Mr. Carter is adjunct horn instructor at Shepherd University and teaches Elementary Band and Strings in the Howard County MD Public System. He is principal horn of the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra.

The Friends of Music is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 to support and promote musical excellence in the region. For full information about the Friends and their concerts go to www.friendswv.org.