The Hedgelawn Series presents The Gallery Winds Woodwind Quintet. $15 all seats.
The Gallery Winds Woodwind Quintet formed in 2012. The musicians in the ensemble are passionate about performing the great literature written for woodwind quintet and educating and inspiring students to do the same.
Denis Karp, Flute, has been performing throughout the Baltimore/DC area for over twenty years. A native of Baltimore, Denis began studying flute at the young age of 6 at the Peabody Preparatory. He has studied with Gail Cameron, Sara Nichols, and Doris Reinhardt. In 1989, he performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and James Galway on a two-week East Coast tour, playing John Corigliano’s “Pied Piper Fantasy.” In 2002, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music from Towson University. Denis frequently records in studio as a member of The Washington Winds and performs with many groups throughout Maryland, andWashington D.C.
Amanda Dusold, Oboe is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory where she earned degrees in Oboe Performance and Music Education. As a quintet fellow and student of Robert Atherholt, Amanda completed her Masters of Music in Oboe Performance at the University of Houston. She has performed with various orchestras around the country including the Baltimore, Richmond and Chattanooga Symphonies, and has also been a participant in the Spoleto Festival and the Banff Masterclass Program in Canada. Amanda currently teaches and freelances in the Baltimore and Washington DC area.
Lori Fowser, Clarinet earned her Bachelor and Master of Music (2006) degrees from the University of Maryland. She has studied with members of the National Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and maintains a teaching studio of over 30 clarinet and saxophone students in Laurel, Ellicott City, and Elkridge. Ms. Fowser is also a busy freelance musician, doubling on clarinets and saxophones of all sizes. She has performed in many musical theater productions and orchestras throughout the region and is the 3rd, bass, and Eb clarinetist in the Columbia Orchestra
Cally Messick, Horn has been teaching and performing in Columbia, Maryland for more than ten years. She currently operates an active French horn studioMs. Messick has served as the winds and brass coach for the Maryland Youth Symphony for the past two years. As a performer, she is a member of the Gallery Winds Quintet, which performs throughout the year as well as hosts a chamber music camp in the summer and has played with the Columbia Orchestra for fourteen years as well as the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, Toby’s Dinner Theater Orchestra, Dundalk Community Theater Orchestra, and Spires Brass Band.
Kari Shea, Bassoon has performed throughout the United States and Europe with such ensembles as the Forest Philharmonic in London, England, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Opera, the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, the Mississippi Symphony and the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed on chamber concert series in France, Sweden and Nova Scotia and has served as a faculty member of Millikin University and Frederick Community College. Kari holds degrees from the University of Illinois (D.M.A.), the State University of New York at Stony Brook (M.M.), and the University of Southern Mississippi (B.M.ed).