Vento Chiaro

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Vento Chiaro is a wind quintet founded in 1997 at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland and now based in the greater Boston area.

History[edit]

The quintet was founded in 1997 by flautist Johanna Goldstein at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland.[1] It relocated to the Boston area in 1999 when it became the ensemble-in-residence the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Since 2002 it has served on the faculty of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute's Young Artists Wind Ensemble.[2] In 2008, the ensemble released their debut recording, Vento Chiaro: Music for Wind Quintet on Ongaku Records.[3]

Members[edit]

The current members of Vento Chiaro are:

  • Ona Jonaityte (flute)
  • Ana-Sofia Campesino (oboe)
  • Chi-Ju Juliet Lai (clarinet)
  • Sam Childers (bassoon)
  • Anne Howarth (horn)

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wertheimer, Linda K. (26 July 2009). "This woodwind quintet proves it has staying power". Boston Globe. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  2. ^ Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Affiliated Ensembles and Organizations. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  3. ^ Kaplan, Richard (March 2009). "Review: Rhapsodie Française/Quintet for Winds". Fanfare Magazine. Retrieved 5 October 2011 (subscription required).
  4. ^ Henken, John (2 May 2000). "Woodwinds Steal the Show at Coleman Chamber Contest". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 5 October 2011.
  5. ^ Richard Buell, Richard (29 May 2000). "Quintet's Daring May Skip Some Detail". Boston Globe. Retrieved 5 October 2011 (subscription required).

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