The Sunderman Wind Quintet is the resident faculty ensemble at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, Gettysburg College. Members include Ken Bell, French horn, Teresa Bowers, flute, Benjamin Greanya, bassoon, Aaron Scott, clarinet and Ed Stanley, oboe. The quintet is active in presenting concerts, clinics, and symposia, captivating audiences with their rich tone quality and innovative programming. Performances have included regular appearances on the Sunderman Conservatory of Music recital series, the Musselman Library Notes at Noon series, Music Gettysburg as well as a recent appearance at the Eastern Regional National Association of Music Educators conference in Hartford, CT and concert tours throughout the East Coast providing educational concerts to school children of all ages.
The quintet performs an eclectic mix of repertoire that audiences find most appealing and is eager to promote new compositions for woodwind quintet by composers such as Cecilia McDowall, Robert Cohen, Libby Larsen, Arne Running and Gettysburg alum Brian Wilbur Grundstrom. They will be recording their first CD this in the fall, 2016.
KENNETH BELL is Assistant Professor of Horn at the Sunderman Conservatory. He is Principal Horn with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra and performs with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Ken performed with The United States Marine Band and the Army Band and has toured the US and Europe as principal horn with several Broadway shows, including CATS, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber, and West Side Story.
TERESA BOWERS is Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator for Recruitment and Outreach at the Sunderman Conservatory. She performs with the Metta Ensemble, Bowers-Hontz flute and guitar duo and DUO FRANCAIS flute and harp duo. She commissioned and edited Pipings, new music for flute and organ published by Augsburg Fortress. She served as principal flute with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, the Harrisburg Opera Orchestra and has performed with the Maryland Symphony.
BEN GREANYA is Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the Sundermn Conservatory and the newest member of the Sunderman Wind Quintet. He is principal bassoonist with the Annapolis Symphony and performs frequently with the Baltimore Symphony, Washington National Opera House Orchestra and the National Symphony as well as musical theatre throughout the Baltimore-Washignton area. Ben is a member of Inscape, a D.C.-based contemporary ensemble with two full-length albums on the Sono Luminus label, including the Grammy nominated Sprung Rhythm.
AARON D. SCOTT is Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the Sunderman Conservatory. He currently performs with The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” in historic Fort Myer, Virginia. Aaron previously served as principal clarinet of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra in Warren, Ohio and has also had the privilege of performing with The New World Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra.
EDWARD STANLEY is Assistant Professor of Music, teaching oboe and music theory at the Sunderman Conservatory and is an artist member of the Sunderman Woodwind Quintet. He also performs with the Appalachian Wind Quintet and the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra. He was principal oboe with the Maryland Symphony for nine seasons and has performed with the Millbrook Orchestra, the Harrisburg Symphony, the Shippensburg Festival Orchestra, and the Concert Artists of Baltimore.