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The Beginning

Original Dorian Wind Quintet with Friendly Composers

Left to right: Back Row- Arthur Bloom, Wolfgang Fortner, Roberto Gerhard, Jane Taylor, William G. Brown,
Kneeling- David Perkett, John Perras
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Left to right: Back Row- David Perkett, William G. Brown, Wolfgang Fortner,
Roberto Gerhard, Arthur Bloom, Seated- John Perras, Jane Taylor
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Early Dorian Wind Quintet in Action

Left to right: John Perras, Charles Kuskin, William G. Brown, Jane Taylor, William Lewis
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The Early Years

Left to right: Karl Kraber, Flute; William Lewis, Clarinet; Paul Lansky, Horn; Jane Taylor, Bassoon; Charles Kuskin, Oboe
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Left to right: Karl Kraber, Flute; William Lewis, Clarinet; Paul Lansky, Horn; Jane Taylor, Bassoon; Charles Kuskin, Oboe
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Somewhat later…

Left to right: Jerry Kirkbride, Clarinet; Gerard Reuter, Oboe; Karl Kraber, Flute;
Seated: Jane Taylor, Bassoon; David Jolley, Horn
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Left to right: Gerard Reuter, Oboe; David Jolley, Horn; Jerry Kirkbride, Clarinet; Seated: Jane Taylor, Bassoon; George Perle, Composer; Elizabeth Mann, Flute
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Clockwise from bottom: Jane Taylor, Bassoon; Gerard Reuter, Oboe; Jerry Kirkbride, Clarinet; Elizabeth Mann, Flute; Nancy Billmann, Horn
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Composers Commissioned by the Dorian Wind Quintet

Left to Right: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, Lee Hoiby, Bruce Adolphe, Joan Tower, George Perle
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NYSCA The Dorian Wind Quintet is supported by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.