Faculty, Press Release

Ohio Wesleyan to Hold Two Faculty Woodwind Recitals in October

September 23, 2016 – by Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan’s Tour d’Anches Faculty Woodwind Trio will present a free concert Oct. 18. The trio features Nancy Gamso (left), Karen Pfeifer, and Emily Patronik.

Baroque Chamber Recital Set for Oct. 16; Tour d’Anches Performance Oct. 18 

DELAWARE, Ohio – The Ohio Wesleyan University Department of Music will present two woodwind recitals in October. Both events are free, and both performances will begin at 8 p.m. in Jemison Auditorium inside Sanborn Hall, 23 Elizabeth St., Delaware. 

On Sunday, Oct. 16, the department will present a Baroque Chamber Recital featuring works on period instruments performed by renowned

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Dennette Derbisova McDermott

flutist Dennette Derbisova McDermott and OWU professor emeritus and composer/keyboardist Joseph Musser. McDermott is a professor of flute and coordinator of graduate studies in the School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. 

On Tuesday, Oct.18, the department will present a recital by the Tour d’Anches Faculty Woodwind Trio: flutist/clarinetist Nancy Gamso, oboist Karen Pfeifer and bassoonist Emily Patronik. The performance will feature guests piano professor Frank Chiou and theater professor Bradford Sadler. The recital will explore woodwind chamber music inspired by Shakespeare, jazz, and film music. 

Learn more about the OWU Department of Music and upcoming performances at www.owu.edu/music.


Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers nearly 90 undergraduate majors and competes in 23 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through Ohio Wesleyan’s signature OWU Connection program, students integrate knowledge across disciplines, build a diverse and global perspective, and apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” listed on the latest President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, and included in the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at www.owu.edu.