Merilee Klemp, clarinet, and Laurie Hatcher-Merz, bassoon, of the Riverside Winds sat down with Julie Amacher to talk about their "American Landscapes" program of contemporary and local composers.
- Carol Barnett: Shaker Suite "Scenes of Glory"
- Eric Stokes: Seagull Waltz
- Stuart Balcomb: Ellis Island
Most of us in the group have done many school programs through different ensembles. But I think you never quite get over the surprise of how enthusiastic these kids are and the great energy for the music.