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VentiCordi 2023-34 Season


Next Concerts:


Saturday, June 1, 2024, 7pm 

Portland Conservatory of Music map

6/1/2024 Tickets


Sunday, June 2, 2024, 2pm

Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta map

6/2/2024 Tickets

Duo for Flute and Oboe

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach


Quartet in D Major, K. 285 for Flute and Strings

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Quartet for Oboe and Strings

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich


for Flute, Oboe/English Horn, Violin, Viola, and Cello

Arthur Bliss

Eileen Holt, Flute 

Kathleen McNerney, Oboe/English Horn

Dean Stein, Violin    Kimberly Lehmann, Viola

Andrew Mark, Cello

Mira Levine, Oboe - Maine Outstanding Student



Earlier this season:

'Song of the Reeds'

Saturday, September 23, 2023 7pm

Woodfords Congregational Church map

Sunday, September 24, 2023 2pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick map

Duo for Oboe and Clarinet, Op. 25

Marion Bauer

Schilflieder (Song of the Reeds)

for Oboe, Viola, and Piano

August Klughardt

'Anada', for Clarinet, English Horn, Violin and Cello

Lucas Richman

Trio, Op. 11 for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano

Ludwig van Beethoven

Chiharu Naruse, Piano  Kathleen McNerney, Oboe and English Horn  Karen Beacham, Clarinet  Graybert Beacham, Violin and Viola

Timothy Garrett, Cello


'House Music for Autumn'

                     Saturday, November 4, 2023, 7pm                                   Portland Conservatory of Music map

Sunday, November 5, 2023, 3pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick map

Selected Duos for Violin and Cello, Op. 39

Reinhold Glière

Sonata da Camera

for Flute, Oboe, Cello, and Harpsichord

Ilja Hurnik

Trio for Flute, Violin, and Cello

Jindřich Feld

Quartet from Tafelmusik

for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Cello, and Harpsichord

Georg Philip Telemann

Christina Edelen, Harpsichord  Dianne Spoto, Flute

Kathleen McNerney, Oboe  Dean Stein, Violin

Benjamin Noyes, Cello



Saturday, April 13, 2024, 7pm

Portland Conservatory of Music map

Sunday, April 14, 2024, 2pm

Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick map

Suite for Oboe and Cello

Leo Smit

Abgang and Kaddish 

for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano

Darius Milhaud

Quintet: after paintings by Edvard Munch 

for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano

Vivian Fine

Bridget Convey, Piano  Kathleen McNerney, Oboe

Gary Gorczyca, Clarinet   Dean Stein, Violin

Katherine Cherbas, Cello


Played by Eileen Holt, Kathleen McNerney,

Dean Stein, 

Kimberly Lehmann, Andrew Mark

Music of W.F. Bach ,W.A. Mozart,

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Arthur Bliss

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Mira Levine, VentiCordi's Maine Outstanding Student, 2024, will perform a duet of her own composition and a Trio Sonata by Quantz.

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Music of Marion Bauer, August Klughardt, Lucas Richman, Ludwig van Beethoven

Played by Kathleen McNerney, Chiharu Naruse, Timothy Garrett, Graybert Beacham, Karen Beacham,

Music of Reinhold Glière, Ilja Hurnik, Jindřich Feld,                Georg Philip Telemann

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Played by Kathleen McNerney, Dean Stein, Dianne Spoto, Christina Edelen, Benjamin Noyes

Music of Leo Smit, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, Darius Milhaud, Vivian Fine

Played by Dean Stein, Kathleen McNerney, Bridget Convey,

Gary Gorczyca, Katherine Cherbas

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