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Quintet Royale Performance Repertoire Ranges from Classical to Modern

The Quintet Royale will perform Concerto No. 2 after Vivaldi by J.S. Bach, Ten Pieces for Wind Quintet by György Ligeti and Quintet Op. 43 by Carl Nielsen on Sunday, February 19 at 3:00 p.m. in Ragle Hall in Marlboro College’s Rudolf and Irene Serkin Center for the Performing Arts.

Featuring flutist Nana Aomori, oboist Elizabeth England, clarinetist Amy Advovcat, horn player Johanna Lundy and bassoonist Natalya Rose Vrbsky, the Quintet Royale has won the New England Conservatory of Music chamber music ensemble competition for the past two years, and performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera and the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. Dedicated to the performance of modern composers, the Quintet Royale performs compolstions by Conservatory faculty and students and has premiered selections by Daniel Kennedy and Nathan Lofton. The Quintet Royale members are earning their B.A.s and M.A.s at the New England Conservatory of Music.

This concert is free and open to the public. Ragle Hall is completely accessible. For more information, contact Elena Sharnoff, Marlboro College Public Affairs Officer, at (802) 251-7644. For cancellation information, please call the Events Hotline: (802) 451-7151.

Founded in 1946, Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, graduate study focused on Internet technologies. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 350-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro has been selected as one of 40 Colleges that Change Lives. (http://www.marlboro.edu/news/promotional/change_lives.html).

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