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Skidmore Wind Chamber Ensembles

Students may perform in one or more Skidmore Wind Chamber Ensembles, a course open to all students, whether a music major or not. 

Each ensemble will include two or more wind musicians with either mixed instrumentation or all of one instrument. Depending on repertoire, an ensemble may include additional instruments such as strings, guitar, piano or voice.


Skidmore wind faculty coach each chamber ensemble in one-hour weekly rehearsals. With permission of the instructor, ensemble rehearsals may be 1-1/2 hour weekly rehearsals.

Rehearsals are scheduled around the ensemble member's other classes.


At the end of the semester, all ensembles will perform on the Skidmore Wind Chamber Ensemble Concert.


Students are grouped according to proficiency. Placement may require an audition. Also, students may propose a particular group for coaching. For placement in a wind chamber ensemble contact:

Email Jan Vinci
Text: 646-256-7807


Course information: Chamber Music Winds MP 297 004 taught by Jan Vinci.

Ensemble class may be taken for 1 credit or audited.

Private Lessons in Winds

Private lessons in winds are available to all students, whether a music major or not. Lessons are arranged with teachers by interview or audition.

Area of Study Instructor
Bassoon Susan Daves
Clarinet Susan Martula
Flute Jan Vinci
Oboe Randall Ellis
Saxophone Mark Vinci

Course information:

MP 281, MP 381, (45-minute lessons)
MP 281X and 381X (one-hour lessons)

Lessons may be taken for 2 credits or audited.

There is an additional fee for private lessons. However, lesson scholarships are available and may be applied for online.