35th Annual Summer Chamber Music Festival Kicks Off with Appalachian Wind Quintet
FREDERICK, Maryland—The first concert of the 2019 Noel K. Lester Summer Chamber Music Festival will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, in Hood College’s air-conditioned Brodbeck Music Hall.
The Appalachian Wind Quintet will be performing works by Barthe, Milhaud, Rosetti, Jansons, Mahler and Deslandres. The quintet’s members are Barbara Spicher, flute; Ed Stanley, oboe; Rick Mogensen, clarinet; Scott Cassada, bassoon; and Stephen Pastena, horn.
Now in its 35th year, the concert series is comprised of five concerts featuring a variety of performers and instruments. Following the Appalachian Wind Quintet, the festival will feature a piano trio performing the Noel K. Lester Concert on June 27; a Baroque ensemble of harpsichord, flute, oboe, violin and bassoon on July 11; an Oscar Hammerstein celebration on July 18; and a violin, guitar and double bass group performing the Phyllis and Ardine Gorden Concert on July 25.
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