Moxie for Woodwind Quintet and Piano by Nicole Chamberlain
Instrumentation: flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon
Score and parts
Duration: c. 5:00
Extended Techniques: Jet Whistle; Pitch Bends; “Beat Boxing” style articulations
Honorable Mention in the National Flute Association’s 2021 Newly Published Music Competition in the Woodwind Quintet Category
Moxie was commissioned by The Peachtree Chamber Players.
The Oxford Dictionary defines moxie as someone who has character, experience, determination, and nerve. If we have gained anything since 2020 it is experience, flexibility, and determination on persevering during these challenging times. This piece is dedicated to everyone who was able to move forward in spite of the unbelievable amount of loss and obstacles, people with moxie.