The Appalachian Wind Quintet will perform in concert on November 4 at 4 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 S. Bedford St., Carlisle. Founded in 1987 and based in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Hagerstown, Maryland, the award-winning ensemble performs woodwind quintet literature from its earliest beginnings in the classical period to the present time. Brief oral program notes throughout the concert will give an enlightening historical context to each composition. Members of the quintet are flutist Barbara Spicher, oboist Ed Stanley, clarinetist Rick Mogensen, bassoonist Scott Cassada, and French horn player Ed Schupp. They have performed a great variety of concerts in the Mid-Atlantic region and are known for their superb musicianship, innovative programming, and highest professional caliber. The concert is free. A freewill offering will be received, and a dessert reception will be held following the quintet's performance. For more information, call the church, 717-249-3310, go to www.firstlutherancarlisle.org or visit www.appalachianwindquintet.com.
1. Length of concert: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.