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The New York Woodwind Quintet

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The New York Woodwind Quintet, one of the oldest active chamber ensembles in the United States, will perform at the Morrison Center on Friday, Feb. 5, and at the Boise State Special Events Center at on Saturday, Feb. 6. In their more than 60 seasons, these woodwind-wielding musicians have commissioned and premiered countless pieces. Since 1989, the NYWQ has also maintained a residency at the Juilliard School, where they teach students and offer coaching sessions.

The quintet's current members are Carol Wincenc, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Charles Neidich, clarinet; Marc Goldberg, bassoon; and William Purvis, horn. On Friday afternoon from 3:30-5 p.m., the NYWQ will offer a mini-residency master class on their instruments at the Morrison Center. Also, don't forget to stop by the chamber music master class featuring three Boise State student wind quintets on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Recital Hall. Admission is free to the public.

Friday, Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., $25, Morrison Center Recital Hall, 2201 Caesar Chavez, 208-426-1216, Saturday, Feb. 6, 8 p.m., Boise State SEC, 1800 University Drive, 208-426-5800 or visit