Adam Vidiksis

Federal Winds:​ Laurel Hill Mansion

Sunday, July 10, 2016 @6:30PM

Laurel Hill Mansion
Randolph Dr, East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19121 _____________________________________________________________

Federal Winds will perform Vidiksis’s new work, Pillars in the Sea, for woodwind quintet.

Come hear Federal Winds perform on the 2016 Laurel Hill Concerts by Candlelight music series!

Laurel Hill brings a intimate experience in a unique environment. Listen as Federal Winds performs a selection of music spanning the history of the wind quintet repertoire. From early classical to a newly commissioned work from Philadelphian composer, Adam Vidiksis, Latin rhythms and Baroque dance music, it will be a concert with something for everyone!

Concert will last about 1 1/2 hours with a reception to follow. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased on the website:

See you there!

Federal Winds:
Katie Ambacher
Meghan Kimball
Debbie Larsen
Nora McDonnell
Michael Stiles

Up-and-coming woodwind quintet, Federal Winds, is Philadelphia’s newest chamber ensemble. Federal Winds looks to continue the tradition of classical music performance through new settings and engaging younger audiences. Founded in the heart of the city, this South Philly quintet is bringing classical music to the streets of Philadelphia and can be heard giving concerts in people’s homes, at garden parties, in parks, art studios, recital halls and on the stage. They believe in the future of live classical music, and bring dynamic and captivating performances of traditional repertoire to each new audience.

Ensemble members Katie Ambacher, Meghan Kimball, Debbie Larsen, Nora McDonnell, and Michael Stiles, are some of the city’s most sought-after teaching artists, providing music education through programs at Title 1 schools, after-school el Sistema programs, and private studios. Their first-hand experiences in these roles allow them to directly see the impact of music education in children’s lives. The members of this quintet earnestly seek out opportunities to connect with audiences of a variety of ages and backgrounds, both on and off the stage, with the hope to enhance musical experiences for all.

For more information, please click here.

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Date(s) - 07/10/2016
6:30 pm

Laurel Hill Mansion