PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Tuesday, December 23, 2014

“Music at Trinity” SPONSORED BY TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH presents William Wood, Bassoon & Friends: 40 Years of Musical Memories

“Music at Trinity”
William Wood, Bassoon & Friends:
40 Years of Musical Memories
With guest artists
Thomas Joyce, organ & piano
Minister of Keyboard Music, Trinity Episcopal Church
Kate Wallace & Doug Clegg, vocals
Founders & Directors of Trinity Backstage Coffeehouse
Duncan Massey, bassoon
Principal bassoon, New West Symphony
Sunday January 11, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church
1500 State Street (at Micheltorena), Santa Barbara
Admission Free – goodwill donations welcome
For additional information, call Trinity Episcopal Church at 805.965.7419.

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December 8, 2014, Santa Barbara, CA – William Wood will be joined by new and old friends and
colleagues to commemorate his 40th anniversary of bassoon playing. Thomas Joyce, Minister of
Keyboard Music at Trinity, Duncan Massey, principal basssoonist of the New West Symphony,
and Kate Wallace & Doug Clegg, founders of the popular Trinity Backstage Coffeehouse will join
Mr. Wood to perform together in an eclectic program of works that date back to his beginning
days as a bassoonist. Classical, folk, blues, you name it, will show up on this fun progam full of
memories old and new.PROGRAM Works for solo bassoon and keyboard, bassoon and voice, and bassoon duo by W.A. Mozart, Igor Stravinsky, Antonio Vivaldi, Bill Douglas, Francisco Mignone, Kate Walllace & Doug Clegg, and a world premiere Sonatine for bassoon and piano by Craig Phillips.
Guest artists to include Thomas Joyce, piano & organ; Kate Wallace & Doug Clegg, vocals;
Duncan Massey, bassoon. ABOUT WILLIAM WOOD, bassoonist
Wood attended Saint Olaf College (B.A., Music, 1984, studies with Benjamin Kamins
& Charles Ullery) and the University Of Southern California (M.M., Music - Bassoon
Performance, 1987, private study with Michael O’Donovan, and masterclasses with Norman Herzberg). He has worked extensively as a freelance bassoonist in the greater Los Angeles area
since 1984, and is currently a member of the New West Symphony, Los Angeles Master
Chorale Sinfonia Orchestra, and Riverside Philharmonic. He regularly performs with the LA
Opera Orchestra and has appeared in the past with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Pasadena Symphony, and the LA Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Wood resides in Santa Barbara with his husband, Mark Asman.


Thomas Joyce


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