Tag: woodwind

Woodwind Gourmet: Pan-Fried Chicken with Red-Eye Gravy

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was known to burn the midnight oil, feverishly scribbling out brilliance by candlelight. Responsible for creating reams of new, original music for very prominent performances for myriad occasions throughout the year, he may have felt his life was a long… Continue Reading “Woodwind Gourmet: Pan-Fried Chicken with Red-Eye Gravy”

Encore Winds 25th Anniversary Concert

Manitou Winds’ own Sam Clark, Anne Bara, and Jason McKinney will be performing in Encore Winds’ 25th Anniversary concert with guest conductors Peter Deneen and Nancy Brammer on Sunday, May 17th, 3:00pm at the First Congregational Church in Traverse City. Also joining with Encore… Continue Reading “Encore Winds 25th Anniversary Concert”

Orange-Almond Scones

“I always knew it helped to be both fruity and nutty if you wanted to be an oboist, but it never occurred to me to take those two elements outside of the practice room and bring them into the kitchen (another of my favorite… Continue Reading “Orange-Almond Scones”

Woodwind Gourmet: Spicy Orange-Glazed Chicken with Almond Rice

“I always knew it helped to be both fruity and nutty if you wanted to be an oboist, but it never occurred to me to take those two elements outside of the practice room and bring them into the kitchen (another of my favorite… Continue Reading “Woodwind Gourmet: Spicy Orange-Glazed Chicken with Almond Rice”

Woodwind Gourmet: Orange-Almond Rice Pudding

I was putting away my oboe after a practice session, the other day, when it occurred to me that I put a lot more in my oboe case than just my oboe. Inside my case is my oboe, a polishing cloth, the obligatory cork… Continue Reading “Woodwind Gourmet: Orange-Almond Rice Pudding”

NMC Concert Band

Anne Bara, Laura Hood, and Jason McKinney of Manitou Winds will be performing with the NMC Concert Band on Friday, February 27th, at 7:30pm in Northwestern Michigan College’s Milliken Auditorium. The concert will feature works by Gustav Holst, John Williams, Frank Ticheli, and many… Continue Reading “NMC Concert Band”

Encore Winds Concert

Manitou Winds’ own Sam Clark, Anne Bara, and Jason McKinney will be performing in Encore Winds’ upcoming concert “Running On Island Time” with guest conductor Tim Topolewski on Sunday, February 8, 3:00pm at the First Congregational Church in Traverse City. The concert will feature… Continue Reading “Encore Winds Concert”

Stormcloud Brewery

This summer, in an effort to raise community awareness of the Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra and its concerts for the 2015 season, Manitou Winds will be performing on the patio at Frankfort’s Stormcloud Brewing Company. The brewery’s patrons will be greeted by the sounds… Continue Reading “Stormcloud Brewery”