Jenni Brandon’s “Wood Song” for solo oboe is premiered by Dr. Lindabeth Binkley, PhD. on Monday, June 3, Time 7:00 PM at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 740 W. 10th Street, Juneau, Alaska 99801, (907) 586-2380.
Dr Binkley, serves as Associate Professor of Oboe at Central Michigan University. She has held positions with the Colorado Symphony, Arizona Opera, Central City Opera, and performed as the Principal Oboist of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra from 1998 to 2009. Originally from Michigan, Dr. Binkley holds degrees from Central Michigan University, The University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Arizona. Her primary oboe teachers include Roger Rehm, Peter Cooper, and Dr. Neil Tatman.
Lindabeth Binkley gave the world premiere of Jenni’s new work “Wood Song” for solo oboe in Alaska! Inspired by the poem of Sara Teasdale, this work explores the songs and the colors of the Wood Thrush bird.
“I heard a wood-thrush in the dusk
Twirl three notes and make a star – “
Lindabeth will be recording this work along with other chamber works with oboe by Jenni – CD release next year!
Stand by for the purchase availability of “Wood Song” sheet music on the web site under the Works Tab, Chamber Music, Solo.