The New York Woodwind Quintet, one of the oldest continuously active chamber music ensembles in the United States, will give two performances on Tuesday, May 1.
Flutist Janet Arms (performing in the place of Carol Wincenc, who is unavailable that day) and pianist Mihae Lee will join the quartet. Current members include Carol Wincenc, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Charles Neidich, clarinet; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; and William Purvis, horn. Established more than 60 years ago, the New York Woodwind Quintet was ensemble-in-residence at the Juilliard School of Music for 25 years.
James Taylor ’66 and John Taylor ’74, who generously gave the funding for the Taylor Music Center, are sponsoring the performances. Their cousin is oboist Stephen Taylor.
Both performances are free and open to the public. Details about the performances, both of which will take place on Tuesday, May 1, at Emerson Auditorium in Taylor Music Center are:
- Lecture and recital at 1 p.m. - “Music of the Late Renaissance and Early Baroque”
- Concert at 5 p.m. Featured works: Mozart’s Quintet in Eb Major, K. 452 and Poulenc’s Sextet, FP 100
The New York Woodwind Quintet is one of the oldest continuously active chamber music ensembles in the United States.