The College of Arts and Architecture

U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 8:00pm
110 Music Building I

Free admission

The U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet visits Penn State to perform a guest recital. Members of the ensemble are SFC Robert E. Aughtry (Gaffney, SC), flute; SSG Meredeth Rouse (Boston, MA), oboe; SSG Aaron D. Scott (Pittsburgh, PA), clarinet; MSG Max Wharton (Grafton, OH), bassoon; and SSG Aaron K. Cockson (Foley, AL), horn.

Program To Be Selected From

Umoja ♦ Valerie Coleman

Serenade für Bläserquintett ♦ Karl Pilss

  • Heiter bewegt
  • Ruhig
  • Schnell
  • Breit

Det is die Brasilianer Luft, Suite Popular Brasileira ♦ Júlio Medaglia

  • Frevo

Sciarada Spagnuola ♦ Jurriaan Andriessen

  • Entrata
  • Pavane
  • Gagliarda
  • Passamezzo
  • Frottola
  • Finale

Kleine Kammermusik für fünf Bläser, Op. 24, No. 2 ♦ Paul Hindemith

  • Lustig. Mäßig schnelle Viertel                                                                                                                                                  
  • Walzer. Durchweg sehr leise
  • Ruhig und einfach. Achtel
  • Schnelle Viertel
  • Sehr lebhaft

Quodlibet ♦ Arne Running

Libertango ♦ Astor Piazzolla


Founded in 1996, the U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet is one of the Army’s premiere chamber ensembles. An element of The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” the quintet is frequently called upon in support of high-level military and civilian events at the U.S. Army Woodwind QuintetWhite House, the U.S. Capitol, the Pentagon, and other locations around Washington, DC.

With numerous performances at colleges and universities, as well as elementary and secondary schools, the U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet has established itself as a strong proponent of educational outreach. The quintet is also a much sought-after group for community concerts. From the recital halls of the country’s finest music schools and conservatories to local retirement communities, the U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet entertains, educates, and inspires.

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