Winds of the Lakeside Chamber Players, Chamber Music Series

Ticket Information
StartsTickets Available 
  5/26/2018 7:00 PM 20 Find Tickets
Event Details

The Treasure Coast Chamber Music Society presents
Winds of the Lakeside Chamber Players at A.C.T. Studio Theatre

  • Lakeside Chamber Players is an established Florida chamber ensemble composed of professional, classically trained musicians. Our name came from the historic Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora, Florida, where Innkeepers Jim and Alexandra Gunderson have generously provided Lakeside Chamber Players with a home and public performance venue.
  • CHARLES MCGEE - OBOE Mr. McGee currently holds the 2nd oboe and English horn chair with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra of Punta Gorda, FL, the principal oboe chair with the Central Florida Lyric Opera and English horn chair with the Coastal Symphony of Georgia. He has held positions and performed with many orchestras located throughout the southeast including the Orlando Philharmonic where he held the English horn chair from 1999 - 2004, Jacksonville Symphony as Auxiliary Oboe from 1998 - 2006, The Florida Orchestra, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Savannah Symphony Orchestra and the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. From 2003 to 2006 he served as Principal and Solo Oboist of the Chamber Players of the Good Shepherd. Mr. McGee has served as an adjunct professor of oboe at the University of North Florida and Florida Community College of Jacksonville. He occasionally performs with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra of Melbourne, FL where he has appeared as a soloist, as well as the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, the Bach Festival Orchestra and the Ocala Symphony Orchestra. Charles is a founding member of the Lakeside Chamber Players and serves as Principal/Solo Oboist, Co-artistic Coordinator and Librarian.
  •  PETER WRIGHT - CLARINET  Peter Wright was principal clarinetist of the Jacksonville Symphony from 1975 to 2017. He currently teaches clarinet at the University of North Florida. A Florida native, Peter received his Bachelor of Music Education from Jacksonville University and Master of Music from the Eastman School of Music. He was a featured soloist with the Jacksonville Symphony numerous times and most recently performed Rossini’s “Introduction, Theme and Variations” as well as a world premiere composition written for him by Judith Cloud called “HiJinx!”. In 2005 he played the world premiere of Nikola Resanovic’s “Collateral Damage, A Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra” with Fabio Mechetti conducting. In 2008 he performed the Mozart Clarinet Concerto on a basset clarinet provided by Buffet Crampon. In 2010 Peter Wright went to China as part of the faculty at the China International Clarinet and Saxophone Festival. He performed a feature solo recital at the International Clarinet Association’s annual convention, ClarinetFest, in July of 2017. He has also performed at numerous other ClarinetFests throughout the world including Sweden, Portugal and Italy, as well as in Atlanta, Vancouver, Kansas City, Austin, Los Angeles, Lincoln, and Baton Rouge. 
  •  JANET HARRIS - BASSOON  Janet is a highly innovative artist of dynamic style and robust sound. She currently holds the posts of Principal Bassoon with the Atlantic Classical Orchestra of Stuart, Vero Beach, Palm Beach Gardens; the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra of Punta Gorda; and Lakeside Chamber Players of Mount Dora, Florida.  She is a highly sought-after bassoonist and has performed with many orchestras across the region including The Florida Orchestra, the Orlando Philharmonic, the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra as well as the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Harris has held faculty positions at The Conservatory of Music at Lynn University in Boca Raton (her alma mater formerly known as The Harid Conservatory of Music), Saint Petersburg College, Eckerd College, and Clearwater Christian College. She has also performed with orchestras, opera companies, chamber and solo recitals throughout the United States, South and Central America, the Caribbean and Russia.