The Stonebridge Winds will perform at UUFCC at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, as part of the UUFCC Music Series. This woodwind quintet was formed recently by bassoonist Daryl Durran. The other members are Ashley Shank, flute; Graham Mackenzie, oboe; Anthony Poehailos, clarinet, and Christi Smith, horn. Their program will include a variety of interesting music. The program is sponsored by the UUFCC Music Committee. We hope you can attend!
$15 – suggested donation
Students and children can attend free.
The Stonebridge Winds was formed recently by bassoonist Daryl Durran, who has retired from teaching bassoon in the Penn State School of Music. He was a founding member of the Pennsylvania Quintet and the Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra. Flutist Ashley Shank is a member of the music education faculty at Penn State and an active freelance musician in central Pennsylvania. Oboist Graham Mackenzie moved to State College recently but continues to perform as principal oboist in three symphony orchestras in southern Ontario. Clarinetist Anthony Poehailos is a music professor at both Susquehanna and Bucknell Universities. Christi Smith is principal horn in the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra. She is the Band Director at Lycoming Valley Intermediate School and teaches horn at Susquehanna University.
Their program will include a piece by 18th-century French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau, as well as selections by the contemporary American composer Valerie Coleman and Daniel Cueto, a contemporary Peruvian composer. Also on the program are a piece by the Ukrainian composer Gleb Taranov and a suite of jazz-inspired ballroom dances by English composer Norman Hallam.