Thursday, January 21, 2010

IDS: Playing ‘for the wonder of it all’

Members of the "No Repeats Bassoon Quartet," Bobby Phililps, Zach Hague, Nathan Daniels and Laura Bennett Cameron will be competing at the Be The Wonder competition in Febuary. The members are graduate students at the Jacobs School of Music. (Sevil Mahfoozi, Courtesy photo)
If you’ve never heard a bassoon quartet, you might want to perk up.

Four Jacobs School of Music graduate students play the double reed instrument in the No Repeats Bassoon Quartet.

This spring, the recently-formed quartet has taken on the challenge to create a unique version of the Foxwoods Resort Casino’s “The Wonder of it All” jingle.

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(By Alyssa Goldman: IDS: 1/20/2010)