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Spring Salon: Celebrating BAE’s 50th Anniversary

May 29, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Celebrating BAE’s 50th Anniversary

Bronx Arts Ensemble is proud to present “Bronx Arts Ensemble, Celebrating 50 Years of Music in the Bronx.” The BAE woodwind quintet will present an afternoon garden concert of works curated by founding oboist Louise Scribner. Music from Beethoven to Valerie Coleman, friend of BAE Paquito D’Rivera, Bronx native Oliver Caplan and one-time Bronx resident Béla Bartók.

Sunday, May 29, 2022 @ 2 PM

Bartow-Pell Mansion | 895 Shore Rd, Bronx, NY 10464

Free with entrance to museum.
Proof of vaccination and masks required.

About Louise Scribner:

Louise Scribner was a freelance oboist in New York and a member of the American Symphony Orchestra from 1963 to 1991. She also performed in numerous freelance ensembles, as well as in Broadway shows, on both oboe and clarinet, and was on the music faculties of Rutgers University (Newark), Horace Mann School, Westchester Conservatory, and Riverdale Music School. She retired as Press and Publicity Coordinator and Production Manager of the Bronx Arts Ensemble, a chamber music and orchestra group presenting about 100 concerts a year, as well as providing teaching artists for Bronx schools. She is a solo performer on several of the recordings of the BAE, for Musical Heritage, Leonarda, and New World Records labels. At present, she still plays the oboe and assists the BAE office as a volunteer. Hobbies include reading, yoga, and race-walking to stay in shape! Her son Andrew is a chemist and teaches general and organic chemistry for Princeton Review.


Wind Quintet in E Flat Major Op. 71 – Ludwig Van Beethoven
I. Adagio-Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Menuetto quasi Allegretto-Trio
IV. Rondo Allegro

All the Wings You Gave Us (2018) – Oliver Caplan
In memory of Bill Scribner

Umoja – Valerie Coleman

Aires Tropicales – Paquito D’Rivera
IV. Contradanza

“Simple Gifts” from Appalachian Spring – Aaron Copland (Arr. Lesnick)


To a Wild Rose – Edward MacDowell (Arr. Kriegler)

Roumanian Dances – Bela Bartok (Arr. Rechtman)
I. Joc cu Bata
II. Braul
III. Pe Loc
IV. Buciumeana
V. Poarga Romaneasca
VI. Maruntel

Kvintet for Winds, Op. 43 – Carl Nielsen
I. Allegro ben moderato
II. Menuet
III. Praeludium. Adagio – tema con variazioni 


May 29, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


Bronx Arts Ensemble


Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road
Bronx, 10464 United States
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