Faith Lutheran Church Presents
The U.S. Army Band’s Woodwind Quintet
Saturday, February 14, 7 p.m. § Faith Lutheran Church
This FREE concert features music by Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber and Francis Poulenc.
(Sarasota, FL) Faith Lutheran Church presents The U.S. Army Band’s Woodwind Quintet in a concert celebrating the music of Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber and Francis Poulenc, Saturday, February 14, 7 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Road, Sarasota. The concert is free. For more information, visit www.faithsarasota.com, call 941-924-4664.
Dr. Joseph Holt, director of music at Faith Lutheran Church, artistic director of Gloria Musicae, and artistic director for special projects for Artist Series Concerts, says he’s delighted that area audiences will have the opportunity to enjoy the sounds of this elite group of musicians performing music that, “celebrates the exuberant music of these three great composers. Holt, who retired to Sarasota after serving more than 20 years as principal pianist with The United States Army Chorus, will accompany the quintet on Poulenc’s “Sextour” for piano and winds during this concert.
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 White 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. For more information about The U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet, visit http://www.usarmyband.com/woodwind-quintet/the-us-army-woodwind-quintet.html.
For more information about this concert at Faith Lutheran, visit www.faithsarasota.com or call 941-924-4664.