Quintessential Winds in the Gammans Room
Belfast — The Quintessential Winds will perform a free concert Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. in the Gammans Room of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. Light refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Belfast Free Library after the concert.
The Quintessential Winds consists of flutist Karen Hawthorne, oboist Susan White and bassoonist Louise Foxwell with pianist Barbara Kemp. Music in the program is composed by Cambini, Longo, Chaminade and others; styles to be performed range from Baroque to bebop.
Kemp is a native Californian who has performed solo and chamber music recitals all over Northern California, as well as soloing with the San Francisco Symphony, the Mendocino Music Festival Chamber Orchestra and the Symphony of the Redwoods; she was a member of these last two orchestras, as well as of the Mendocino Music Festival Concert Orchestra. In 2003, she moved to Baltimore and joined the Johns Hopkins Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, with which she soloed in 2008. She and another Baltimore pianist made the children’s CD “Nanushka,” which is in the collection at the library. Kemp and her husband now live in Maine, after having enjoyed many summers sailing their boat here.
Hawthorne of Sandy Point is a K-8 music educator at Lamoine and Beech Hill Schools. She performs with a wide variety of musical groups on a number of different instruments.
White of Guildford has performed throughout New England. Since moving to Maine, she has performed with the Bangor Symphony, Dirigo Winds, Colby College Orchestra, Maine Chamber Ensemble, Seawinds Ensemble and others.
Foxwell of Skowhegan currently performs with the University of Maine at Farmington Community Orchestra, the Kennebec Performing Arts Company, the Renaissance Winds and others.
For more information about the concert, call 338-3884, ext. 10.
Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.