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Premier String Quartet in the Capital Region

A Touch of Woodwinds is a full service chamber music group ensemble. Our specialty is performing for wedding ceremonies. We can also do cocktail hours and parties of all kinds. Repertoire ranges from Bach to Rock, Jazz, Pops and light classics including “A Thousand Years”, “All About That Bass” and “With or Without You.” We can provide a duo, trio, or quartet for your event.

Weddings, Cocktail Hour, Parties, Events and more. A Touch of Woodwinds can be thought of as a string ensemble “with a twist.” Wedding, pre-ceremony, ceremony, and cocktail music are available featuring all styles of music.

Let us entertain you for your next event. Classical, popular, jazz, ethnic, and seasonal music can be performed.

Duos, trios, or quartets available with professional symphony performers.


Repertoire

See below for a full list of wedding and cocktail hour music.

Wedding Music [pdf]

Cocktail Music [pdf]

Performance Locations

Albany College of Pharmacy
Albany Library
New York State Museum
Altamont Manor
Alterra
Avila
Bethlehem Central Schools
Beverwyk
Burchill
Cathedral of All Saints
Century House
The Desmond
Dutch Apple Cruise
Empire State Plaza
Franklin Plaza
The Governor’s Mansion
Lucas Confectionery
Mason Lodge
The Massry
Normanside Country Club
Orchard Creek

Central Park MS
Glen Sanders Mansion
Mallozzi’s
Mohawk River Country Club
Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons School
The Meadows at Glenwyck – Glenville
Riverstone Manor
Via Aquarium Rotterdam

Canfield Casino
Gideon Putnam
Hall of Springs
Lakeside Farms
Longfellows
Museum of Dance
Saratoga National Golf Club
Saratoga Mansion Inn
Saratoga Polo Association
Saratoga State Park
Saratoga Spa State Park
Shenendehowa Central Schools
VanPatten Golf Club (The Vista)
Wedding in the Country
Yaddo

Crystal Cove
Farmhouse 66
Old Daley Inn at Crooked Lake
Siena College
Hilton Garden Inn
Franklin Plaza
Eddy Alzheimer’s Center at Hawthorne Ridge

Beardslee Castle – Little Falls
Brandt Lake – Warren
Crystal Cove – Lake George
Eccentric Club – Amsterdam
The Inn at Erlowest – Lake George
The Equinox – Vermont
Fulton County Historical Museum – Gloversville
Windham Mountain Resort
The Lodges at Cresthaven – Lake George
Burlap and Beams – Athol

Meet The Musician

Tom Solo

Tom Gerbino

Tom Gerbino is the founding member of the successful chamber ensemble A Touch of Woodwinds. Tom holds degrees from Mansfield University and Ithaca College in Music Education and Performance. He is also a woodwind instructor at Schenectady County Community College, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute and Union College. He has also instructed at The College of Saint Rose, Ithaca College, Russell Sage College, Skidmore College and SUNY Cortland.

A veteran of various pit orchestras and stage bands, he has appeared with many celebrities and Broadway touring shows. These credits include: Johnny Mathis, Darlene Love, Ron Carter and Cherish the Ladies. Shows include “Pippin”, “Wicked”, “MOTOWN, the Musical”, “Matilda, the Musical” and “Cinderella.”

Tom is also the Principal clarinet with the Schenectady Symphony, and has been appointed Conductor of the Gloversville Civic Band since July 2011. He is a member of the Glens Falls City and Johnstown Concert Bands, and a soloist with the Capital City, Milman, Upper Catskill, and Women of Note String Quartets. He also frequently appears with the Utica Symphony, Catskill Symphony and Clinton Symphonic Orchestra.

Please click here to read Tom’s full and current biography 

Performances

  • A Touch of Woodwinds Classical Trio – Grand Opening, Viaport Aquarium, Rottedram – November 12, 2016
  • Clarinet – Utica Symphony, Masonic Hall, Utica – December 9, 2016
  • Clarinet – Schenectady Symphony Concerts, Proctors Theatre – January 22, April 23, 2017
  • Donald Webster Solo Festival Adjudicator,
    Cobleskill-Richmondville HS  9:00 am – noon – January 28, 2017 
  • Clarinet – Clinton Symphony – February 4, 2017
  • Clarinet/Saxophone – Broadway Tour, “Wicked”, Proctors – March 1-12, 2017
  • Woodwinds – “West Side Story”, Schalmont HS – March 16-18, 2017
  • Saxophone – “Grease” the Musical, Mohan Masque at Mohonasen HS – March 24-26, 2017
  • The Music Man – Woodwinds, Berne-Knox-Westerlo Secondary School, Berne – March 31-April 2, 2017
  • Clarinet – Broadway Tour, “The Sound of Music”, Proctors – April 4-9, 2017
  • Reed 1 – Broadway Tour, “Beautiful”, Proctors – April 12-16, 2017
  • Clarinet/Saxophone –  “How to Succeed in Business” Schenectady Light Opera – May 5-7, 11-14, 2017
  • Saxophone – Jazz Band, BOCES Graduation, Saratoga and Glens Falls – May 15-16,  2017
  • June 3-4, 2017 – Woodwinds, “Freckleface Strawberry”, Theatre Institute at Sage, Troy
  • Conductor – Gloversville Civic Band, Melchoir Park, Gloversville – Wednesday evenings July 5-August 9, 2017 7:00 pm
  • Clarinet – Glens Falls City Band, City Park, Glens Falls – Monday evenings June 19-July 17, 2017  7:00 pm
  • Clarinet – “Fiddler on the Roof”, Not So Common Players, Clifton Park, July 13-16; July 20-23  8:00 pm
  •  Clarinet – Johnstown Citizen’s Band, City Bandshell, Johnstown – Friday evenings July 7-28, 2017  7:00 pm
  • Saxophone – Wedding Jazz Band, Wilton Elks, Saratoga Springs, July 29, 2017 6:00 pm
  • Woodwinds – “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”,  BARC Theatre, Ballston Spa, August 12, 18-19, 2017
  • August 26; September 6-9, 2017 – Woodwinds, “Company”, Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield Massachusetts
  • October 27-29November 2-5, 2017 – Woodwinds, ” I Love You Because”, Not So Common Players, Clifton Park
  • Principal Clarinet – Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Proctors Theatre October 22, 2017January 14March 18April 22, 2018

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