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THE PASTORAL WINDS


A wind quintet
  • consisting of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn
  • made up of members from
    • the Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey
    • the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey
    • the Haddonfield Symphony
Extensive, varied repertoire including:
  • popular songs
  • broadway standards
  • ragtime
  • waltzes
  • light classics
  • classic wind quintet works
Instrumentation
  • offering colors bright enough for use in the processional at an outdoor wedding
  • offering subtlety quiet enough for use as unobtrusive background music for parties
  • allowing for performance where an organ or piano is unavailable or impractical
Ensemble
  • "as elegant as a string quartet but more flexible and colorful"
  • "as exciting as a brass quintet but more subtle"
    Flexible configurations
    • Quintet
    • Quartets
    • Trios
    • Duos
    • Solos
    • With harp, piano or organ accompaniment, if desired
    • With vocal solo or group, if desired


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