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United States Army Woodwind Quintet to Present Concert March 23

U.S. Army Woodwind QuintetMarch 2, 2017

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - The United States Army Woodwind Quintet will present a concert at Kutztown University on Thursday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public. 

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. 

The current members of the quintet include:
FLUTE - SFC Robert E. Aughtry, Gaffney, SC
OBOE - SSG Meredeth Rouse, Boston, MA
CLARINET - SSG Aaron D. Scott, Pittsburgh, PA
BASSOON - MSG Max Wharton, Grafton, OH
FRENCH HORN - SSG Aaron K. Cockson, Foley, AL  

For more information on the quintet visit http://www.usarmyband.com/woodwind-quintet/the-us-army-woodwind-quintet.html.   

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