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Camerata Woodwind Quintet and LaMoine Brass Quintet Feb. 6

February 1, 2013

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MACOMB, IL - - The Western Illinois University School of Music's faculty ensembles, Camerata Woodwind Quintet and LaMoine Brass Quintet, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 in the College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) Recital Hall.

The Camerata Woodwind Quintet will perform "Woodwind Quintet ‘La Nouvelle Orleans," by Lalo Schifrin and "Petite Symphonie," by Charles Gounod. Their performance will include alumnus Robert Palmer, horn; senior Emily Hart (Quincy, IL), oboe; graduate student Laura Reynolds (Macomb, IL), clarinet; and senior Angeline Sullivan (Naperville, IL), bassoon.

The LaMoine Brass will perform "Golligwog's Cakewalk" and "Girl with the Flaxen Hair," by Claude Debussy and "Suite Americana No. 1," by Enrique Crespo.

The Camerata Woodwind Quintet includes WIU School of Music faculty John McMurtery, flute; Michael Ericson, oboe; Eric Ginsberg, clarinet; Douglas Huff, bassoon; and Professor Emeritus and founding member Roger Collins. The quintet has appeared in festivals and performances throughout the United States and abroad. They have received critical acclaim for their many recordings, most recently for their compact disc on CRYSTAL Records featuring the premiere recording of "Quintet no. 2" by Anthony Iannaccone, along with quintets by Hetu and Steinmetz.

The LaMoine Brass Quintet includes WIU School of Music faculty Bruce Briney and Barksdale ‘Barkey' Bryant (graduate assistant), trumpet; John Mindeman, trombone; and Terry Solomonson, tuba. Palmer will be featured on horn. Each year, the LaMoine Brass Quintet presents a major Brassfest, with clinics and performances. Brassfest has hosted artists from major performance groups including the Chicago Symphony, the American Brass Quintet, the Dallas Brass and the Louisville Brass Quintet. The quintet also performs through the region.

The concert is open free to the public.

For more information about the concert, contact the COFAC Recital Hall phone (309) 298-1843.

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