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Jeff Pelletier, Flute

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Kristen Cooke, Oboe

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Mike Brown, Clarinet

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Nick Anderson, Horn

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Katelin Coleman, Bassoon

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About Us

Ventos is British Columbia's most exciting woodwind quintet. Ventos is based in the Vancouver area but endeavours to bring quality chamber music to all parts of British Columbia and beyond.

Ventos was born out of each of our member’s
individual passion to share their artistry and inspire others while making great music as a group. Ventos (which means “Wind” in Portuguese) aspires to engage audiences
young and old with exciting performances
of the classic wind quintet repertoire, transcriptions for wind quintet and
commissioning new works for our genre.

As a Canadian ensemble, Ventos also makes every effort to support and program music by Canadian composers.

Ventos is also keenly aware of the
importance of keeping music alive in our
schools and advocates working with younger musicians through coaching, mentoring,
etc. to find their passion for making music.

Ventos was a 2008 "New Music in New Places" grant recipient from the Canadian Music Centre.

New Music in New Places is an innovative concert series presented by the Canadian Music Centre, designed to bring Canadian contemporary music out of the concert hall and into the lives of Canadians.

More Info: Canadian Music Centre | www.musiccentre.ca| 604.734.4622


The Canadian Music Centre is an independent, not for profit, non government agency that promotes and disseminates the music of Canadian Composers.