Wed., Dec. 17 at noon • Killian Hall (14W-111)
The Trapelo Players
Susan Caplan, flute, is principal flutist in the Brockton Symphony and a member of the Wellesley Symphony and MIT Summer Philharmonic Orchestra. She has performed with the Quincy Symphony, Newton Symphony, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Savoyard Light Opera Company, and the Sudbury Savoyards. Ms. Caplan’s teachers include Steven Finley, Doriot Anthony Dwyer, Elinor Preble, and William Grass. Susan is on the Board of the James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition and MusicCounts! in Canton. She teaches private flute lessons in the Canton Schools. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College, where she received the Billings Prize in Performance. Susan loves all kinds of music, art, hiking, reading, science, museums, running, playing Scrabble, singing harmony, and cooking.
Lisa Putukian, oboe,studied with Peggy Pearson and Ron Roseman (Yale, B.A.). After working with the Omaha Symphony, she returned to Boston to earn her MBA from Harvard University. She works in the life sciences, currently as Principal, TLV Partners and previously as VP, Business Development with the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary. Her musical life includes principal oboe for the Newton Symphony (17 years), and earlier, the MIT Symphony (5 years) and Waltham Philharmonic. Lisa currently lives in Lincoln and is freelancing with Commonwealth Lyric Theatre and other groups in and around Boston.
Georgiana McReynolds, clarinet, has performed in New York and Boston with many chamber music groups and orchestras including the MIT Wind Ensemble, Symphony Pro Musica, Wellesley Symphony, Newton Symphony, and the Savoyard Light Opera Company. Trained at the Juilliard School and New York City’s High School of Music and Art, she studied clarinet with Stanley Drucker, Meyer Kupferman, and Jean Kopperud. She also plays recorder, bass clarinet, saxophone, and oboe. Georgiana works at MIT as a Reference Services Librarian.
Shu Satoh, bassoon, is principal of the Melrose Symphony Orchestra and the Newton Symphony Orchestra. He has been principal bassoon of the New Philharmonia Orchestra of Newton and of the Civic Symphony of Boston. He plays freelance orchestral and chamber music throughout the Boston area. Mr. Satoh is Senior Scientist at Axcelis Technologies in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Jeff Stewart, horn, grew up in Michigan and received a B.S. and M.S. from the University of Michigan in electrical engineering. Since then he has made his living as a computer engineer, while attempting to keep his day job from interfering too much with his love of music. He is principal horn in the New England Philharmonic and the Harvard Lowell House Opera orchestra, plays in the New Bedford Symphony, and freelances in numerous other Boston area groups.
With a woodwind quintet of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn, the Trapelo Playerswill play classical works from the standard woodwind quintet literature and some fun arrangements.