Published: October 03, 2017
»UPDATE (OCT. 6): Due to unforeseen circumstances, this performance has been postponed.
On Tuesday, Oct. 10, members of The University of Tampa’s music faculty will give a woodwind recital. The concert begins at 7:30
Faculty performers include Meg Cassell, oboe; Ted DeCorso, clarinet; Barbara Prescott, flute; and Maurizio Venturini, bassoon.
Works on the program are a mix of tonal colors and musical styles, and includes trios and quartets by Haydn, Clementi, Bozza, Arnold and Goepfart.
Cassell teaches oboe at UT and is an active freelance oboist. She subs regularly with The Florida Orchestra and other professional ensembles and maintains a large private studio.
DeCorso taught for 25 years at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and has performed in concerts in major forums throughout the world. He is music director of the Suncoast Symphony Orchestra, the Clearwater Community Band and the Blaine (WA) Jazz Festival and maintains a private studio in Dunedin, FL.
Prescott is an acclaimed area soloist, ensemblist, chamber music coach and teacher. During graduate study, she was principal flute of the Chicago Civic Orchestra, and, after moving to Florida, played in the Florida Gulf Coast Symphony (now the Florida Orchestra).
Venturini was the principal bassoon of the Rome Opera Orchestra, the Naples Philharmonic and is currently assistant principal bassoon with the Florida Orchestra. While with the Rome Opera Orchestra, they recorded the movie soundtracks of The Godfather 3, Conan the Barbarian, Marco Polo and Lonely Lady.
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