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The Capital Reeds



Biography

Formed in February 2013, the Capital Reeds is the Washington, DC area’s premiere reed trio. The professional musicians in the Capital Reeds are active performers in the region, having appeared individually with such ensembles as the National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Symphony, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, Wolf Trap Opera Company Orchestra, the United States Army Orchestra, United States Naval Academy Band, and many others.

Committed to promoting the reed trio (oboe, clarinet, and bassoon) as a chamber ensemble and expanding the current repertoire for the group, the Capital Reeds have commissioned new works by DC area composers. Equally passionate about creating new music as performing standard works, the Capital Reeds repertoire is ideally suited for a wide variety of functions, including weddings and other events. Additionally, as leaders in the field of music education, the members of the Capital Reeds are available to present master classes at schools throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Always seeking new and diverse audiences and opportunities to perform in interesting venues, the Capital Reeds look forward to performing for you today and in the future!

Watch Past Performances

Video 3/21/2014: The Capital Reeds

The Capital Reeds is Washington, DC's premier reed trio. One of the region's up-and-coming chamber music groups, members include Noelle Drewes on oboe, Santana Moreno on clarinet, and Jeff Ward on bassoon.

The Capital Reeds