Mayo staff forms music ensemble for concert
Mayo Clinic staff members who are also musicians will participate in a concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in Nathan Landow Atrium of the Gonda Building subway.
Lewis Lipnick, principal contrabassoonist with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C., since 1970, will perform with the ensemble, which will be conducted by Jere Lantz of the Rochester Symphony Orchestra.
The Mayo musicians:
Robin Aggarwal, medical student, euphonium; Dr. Allen Bishop, orthopedic surgery, oboe; Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, psychiatry, clarinet; Dr. Christopher Jankowski, anesthesiology, trumpet; Grace Kim, medical student, violin; Matt Schuelke, graduate student, French horn; Tiffany Strande, pulmonary function technician, violin; and Mimi Tung, development, piano.
Also performing is Rochester native Tom Hiniker, founder of Hiniker Woodwinds, on hecklephone.
The concert will include pieces by Beethoven, Mozart, Poulenc, Baldwin, and the world premiere of "Argenta" and "Dr. Tango," commissioned for this concert by composer Noelia Escalzo, of Argentina.
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