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Children's Programs:

From classical to traditional folk song, ragtime to Gershwin, marches to contemporary, family audiences will be entertained with the music of the woodwind quintet through story and song. Discover the variety of different sounds, moods, and styles created by the combination of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and the French horn. Our Children's programs include works from the following:

    • Peter and the Wolf Prokofiev
    • The Carnival of the Animals Saint-Saens
    • The Sorcerer's Apprentice Dukas/Christensen
    • Small Swan's Dance from "Swan Lake" Tchaikovsky
    • Jeux d'enfants Bizet
    • The Story of the Woodwind Family Goldfaden
    • The Teddy Bear's Picnic Bratton
    • A Children's Medley arranged by James Haynar
    • An American Folk Song Suite adapted by Micheal Isaacson
    • Looney Tunes arranged by Bill Holcombe
    • The Pink Panther Mancini/Christensen
    • The Magic Flute Mozart

Wedding Music:

We work with you to develop a musical program that may include prelude, processional, ceremony, recessional and postlude music. These pieces could form a starting point, to be supplemented by classical, romantic or lighter pieces listed below, or other pieces selected for this special occasion.

    • Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin Wagner
    • Wedding March Wagner
    • Canon in D Pachelbel
    • Air From Water Music Handel
    • Bist Du Bel Mir Bach
    • Hornpipe from Water Music Handel
    • Ode to Joy Beethoven
    • Spring from The Four Seasons Vivaldi
    • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart

Classical, romantic, and more:

    • Passacaille Barthe
    • Carmen Suite Bizet, arr. Taillard
    • Pastorale Pierne
    • Quintet Taffanel
    • Quintet Op. 71 Beethoven
    • Quintette Chretien
    • 3 Pieces for Woodwind Quintet Deslandres
    • Suite Op. 57 Lefebvre
    • Menuet Mozart
    • Presto Haydn
    • Quintet in Bb Major Danzi
    • Two Bach Fugues arr. by Catelinet
    • Trois Pieces Breves Ibert
    • Blaserquintett Reicha
    • Suite No 1 Debussy
    • Quintet No 1 Cambini
    • Six Studies in English Folk Song Vaughan Williams, transcr. Bussick
    • Three Shanties Malcolm Arnold
    • Libertango Piazolla, arr. Scott
    • Lyric Suite Grieg, arr. Taylor

Light and fun:

    • Polka Fuchik
    • Dear Tessie! Shaw
    • Cakewalk ("Le Petit Negre") Debussy
    • The Teddy Bear's Picnic Bratton
    • Looney Tunes arranged by Bill Holcombe
    • The Pink Panther Mancini/Christensen
    • Blues from American in Paris Gershwin/Leone
    • St. Louis Blues Handy/Holcomb
    • The Entertainer Joplin/Sacci
    • Maple Leaf Rag Joplin/Frackenpohl
    • The Cascades Joplin/Frackenpohl
    • All You Need is Love Beatles/Canadian Brass
    • When I'm Sixty-Four Beatles/Gilbert
    • Ob-la-di Ob-la-da Beatles/Gilbert
    • Excerpts from "Les Miserables" Shonberg/Boublil, arr. Cheng