USAF Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet Visit Studio One for Live Broadcast

Jan 30, 2015

The United States Air Force Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet visited Studio One for a special live broadcast on Iowa Public Radio’s Performance Iowa on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at noon. Comprised of members of the USAF Band of Mid-America, the ensemble features Senior Airman Rachel Maclary, flute; Staff Sergeant Jennifer Kost, oboe; Senior Airman Craig Buying, clarinet; Senior Airman Sara Garing, bassoon; and Master Sergeant Peter Hensel, French Horn. 

The Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet, performing live in Iowa Public Radio's Studio One. From L to R: Senior Airman Rachel Maclary, flute; Staff Sergeant Jennifer Kost, oboe; Senior Airman Sara Garing, bassoon; Master Sergeant Peter Hensel, French Horn; and Senior Airman Craig Buying, clarinet.
Credit Tony Dehner

  The United States Air Force Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet is proud to deliver world-class musical experiences to audiences of all sizes. The ensemble performs music of all styles and genres, ranging from the Renaissance to patriotic favorites. The quintet is normally called on to provide music for official military functions, but its members also offer master classes, clinics, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with a professional musical group, as well as learn more about the United States Air Force.

The Midwest Winds Woodwind Quintet’s visit to Studio One includes highlights from its touring program. They will be performing at 8:00 pm after their Studio One performance in Davis Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center in Cedar Falls. The group will present educational outreach on Wednesday in Webster City and conclude its Iowa tour with a performance at the Des Moines Art Center on Thursday, February 5, in Levitt Auditorium. You may now listen to this special performance right here.

Selections Include:

BEETHOVEN Quintet in E-flat major Op. 4 (Arr. by Mordechai Rechtman)

AUGUST KLUGHARDT Quintet Opus 79

POULENC Suite Francaise (Arr. by Richard Lottridge)

FRANK MILHOLLAND, arr. Armed Service Medley (Army, Marine, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force)