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Kynaston joins wind quintet for Halloween concert

Oct. 21, 2004

KALAMAZOO--The Western Wind Quintet and saxophonist Trent Kynaston celebrate Halloween with a program titled "Animal Ditties--A Musical Safari in KalamaZOO" Sunday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall at Western Michigan University.

Works performed will include Anthony Plog's "Animal Ditties for Woodwind Quintet and Narrator," with text by Ogden Nash; Robert Muczynski's "Fuzzette, The Tarantula--A Fable for Narrator, Flute, Alto Saxophone, & Piano;" and Luciano Berio's "Opus Number Zoo--Children's Play for Wind Quintet," with text by Rhoda Levine. David Little, professor of voice, serves as narrator.

Members of the Western Wind Quintet are Christine Smith, flute; Michael Miller, oboe; Bradley Wong, clarinet; Wendy Rose, bassoon; and Margaret Hamilton, horn.

The Western Wind Quintet with Trent Kynaston and David Little is made possible through the cooperation and support of the Donald P. Bullock Music Performance Institute in the WMU School of Music and the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation of Kalamazoo.

Tickets are $10 and $5 for senior citizens and students and are available from the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office at (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

Media contact: Kevin West, 269 387-4678, kevin.west@wmich.edu

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