The Los Angeles Reed Quintet (LARQ) will returns to St. Mark’s in-the-Valley with an eclectic program as part of the 42nd season of the Santa Ynez Valley Concert Series (SYVCS), 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at 2901 Nojoqui Ave.

Anthony Parnther
Lara Wickes

“We are so excited to bring the Los Angeles Reed Quintet back to SYVCS,” said Robert Cassidy, artistic director.

“They captivated the audience at their last performance on the series with their energetic, colorful and imaginative display of what chamber music can be. Please come out for this unique experience,” Cassidy said.

The LARQ program will span centuries, including works by Mendelssohn, Mahler, Ligeti, Nina Shekhar, Yanjun Hua, Corelli, Fred Coots, and Sam Lewis.

LARQ’s members include Patrick Posey, saxophone, Lara Wickes, oboe; Eric Jacobs, clarinet; Anthony Parnther, bassoon; and Brian Walsh, bass clarinet.

Tickets are on sale at General admission tickets are $20, patron tickets are $35, and student tickets are free.

Patrick Posey
Eric Jacobs

St. Mark’s in-the-Valley provides an intimate concert experience with seating for just over 100.

St. Mark’s offers the SYV Concert Series as a community arts enrichment program. All are invited to join these non-sectarian, non-religious concerts.

Direct questions to series coordinator Linda Burrows, 805-705-0938 or

Other upcoming Santa Ynez Valley Series Performances include:

·         Feb. 19: Takács Quartet

·         March 1: Conor Hanick

·         May 13: Demarre McGill & Rodolfo Leone

Visit for more details or to buy advance tickets.