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5/10/2005 Chamber music to be performed at Linfield

McMINNVILLE - Six Linfield College instrumental groups will present a chamber music recital on Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m. in Melrose Auditorium.

More than 30 students, along with faculty and community members, will perform. The afternoon will include a performance by the Linfield Wind Symphony, under the direction of Joan Haaland Paddock, professor of music. Five groups are directed by adjunct professors including Cello/Koto Ensemble, led by Sherill Roberts, principal cellist with the Portland Opera Orchestra; Woodwind Quintet, directed by Steve Kravitz, instructor and Emmy-award winning musician; String Ensembles, led by Karen Vincent, long-time member of the Portland Baroque Orchestra; and Flute Choir, led by Denise Westby, principal flutist and co-founder of the Sinfonia Concertante Orchestra.

Music on the program includes "Metalwinds," a work composed by senior Seann Branchfield which will be performed by the Linfield Woodwind Quintet. Pieces by Desmond, Bach, Bloch, Monaco, McAlister and Toppinen will also be played.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Linfield Music Department at 503-883-2275.