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
        Peter and the Wolf clip.mp3
        Hens & Roosters clip.mp3
        Elephants clip.mp3
        Kangaroos clip.mp3
        Swan Lake clip.mp3
        Blue Tale Fly clip.mp3
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
         Handel Air clip.mp3

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
        Barthe clip.mp3
        Taffanel clip.mp3
 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.
        Cakewalk clip.mp3
        Teddy Bear clip.mp3