Friday, October 26, 2012

Free “12@Hotchkiss” Concerts Continue Nov. 2 with the Naval Academy Clarinet Quartet



CHESTERTOWN, MD—The Naval Academy Clarinet Quartet will perform at noon on Friday, November 2, in Hotchkiss Recital Hall, as part of the Washington College Music Department’s 12@Hotchkiss Noon Hour Concert Series.

The free performances in the series feature acclaimed musicians from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and are hosted in Hotchkiss on the first Friday of every month during the academic year. All are welcome.

Members of the clarinet quartet have performed extensively as soloists and in chamber groups and orchestras across the country. They are part of the United States Naval Academy Band, “The Navy’s Oldest and Finest,” which has provided music for the Brigade of Midshipmen and the surrounding community since 1852. Located at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, the full band is comprised of 68 professional Navy musicians who have studied at some of the best music schools and conservatories in the country.

The November 2 performance by the clarinet quartet will feature arranged and original works by Bach, Alfred Uhl, Astor Piazzolla, and Mike Curtis.

Hotchkiss Recital Hall is located in the Gibson Center for the Arts on the Washington College campus, 300 Washington Avenue. For more information on the 12@Hotchkiss series, please visit the Music Department website at http://music.washcoll.edu, or contact series director Grace Eun Hae Kim at gkim2@washcoll.edu.

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