Cardinal Winds sextet win Grand Prize at Plowman Chamber Music Competition

The Cardinal Winds woodwinds sextet has been awarded the Grand Prize in the 2015 Plowman Chamber Music Competition in Columbia, MO. The ensemble, which formed at USC Thornton in 2014, features Catherine Baker, flute (GCRT), Zachary Pulse, oboe (GCRT), Kelsi Doolittle, clarinet (MM), Alex Garcia, bassoon (MM ’13), Carrie Rexroat, horn (MM) and Hedy Lee, piano (DMA ‘13).

The up-and-coming ensemble was also selected to compete in the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition Finals in April of this year, followed by the Fischoff Chamber Competition in May.

The Cardinal Winds will be the featured performers at the Clyde Montgomery Concert in Pasadena on March 29.

TAGS: Accomplishments, Classical Division, Classical Performance and Composition, Winds and Percussion,