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Army Band Woodwind Quintet Tours Florida

Thursday, Feb 16, 2012

By SSG Meredeth Rouse, The U.S. Army Concert Band

The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" Woodwind Quintet set off for Sarasota, FL earlier this month to perform a series of concerts and master classes in the South Florida area. The group was joined by MSG (ret) Joseph Holt on piano. Dr. Holt was the principal pianist for The U.S. Army Chorus for 20 years, and now resides in Sarasota where he is Artist-in-Residence at Faith Lutheran Church and Artistic Director of Gloria Musicae.

The quintet's first master class was presented for music majors at the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota at Bradenton. With over 40 students in attendanc...

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