Wingra Woodwind Quintet Appearing at Silver Lake College

February 1, 2010

The third concert performance in the Silver Lake College Guest Music Artist Series for 2009-2010 will feature the The Wingra Woodwind Quintet, an ensemble-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music, on Sunday, February 14th at 3:00 PM in the Silver Lake College Chapel, located at 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc.

The Wingra Woodwind Quintet, founded in 1965, has a tradition of artistry and teaching excellence.  The ensemble has been featured in performances at national and international conferences, on university campuses from Alaska to Florida and has recorded for Golden Crest, Spectrum and the School of Music – Madison Recording Series. Each member of the Wingra Quintet is an outstanding teacher and performer, having performed with major symphony orchestras and concertizing in solo and other small ensembles throughout the U.S. and abroad.

The February 14th concert will include a variety of musical styles to appeal to a wide range of listeners, from the classical “Wind Quintet in B-flat Major” by Franz Danzi, “Eight Russian Folk Songs, op. 58” by 19th century composer Liadov, and a set of early 20th century French pieces by Milhaud, to “Music for the Movies, arranged for the Wingra Woodwind Quintet.

Tickets may be purchased at the door; Adult Tickets are $12.00 and tickets for Seniors and Students are $8.00.  For more information or for advance tickets, call 920-686-6173.

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