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The Huntingdon Trio
Collage; Masques

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The Huntingdon Trio is a group of three extraordinarily talented individuals with a wide range of musical interests. In addition to performing standard literature for their modern instruments, they commission new works, transcribe and arrange others, and perform Baroque music on original instruments. More than 20 composers have written for the Trio, which has toured in the United States and Europe, performed on WQXR (New York) and National Public Radio, and recorded for Leonarda and CRI. The Trio is affiliated with Bucknell and Drexel Universities.

Diane Gold, flutist, is a member of the Pennsylvania Chamber Players, and has performed as soloist with various orchestras in Pennsylvania. She teaches at Bucknell University and Juniata College and is principal flutist with the York, Altoona, and Nittany Valley Symphonies. Ms. Gold has recorded with the Alard Quartet and has served on the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

Cellist Lloyd Smith has been a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 1967. He is a member of the Wister String Quartet and has participated in the Marlboro Festival. Mr. Smith was music director of the American Society of Ancient Instruments from 1977 to 1980.

Rheta Smith has a double career. As oboist she has played in the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Bethlehem Bach Festival orchestra; she is presently principal oboist with the Pennsylvania Ballet. As a pianist and harpsichordist she appears regularly with the Trio.

 


 


 

 

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