Sonos(In order from Left to right: Trey Farrell, Andrea Di Maggio, Andy Radford, Joanne Kim, & John Mason)

Sonos5winds is the Woodwind-Quintet-in-Residence at Westmont College. Currently in its fifth year, and comprised of Westmont faculty Andrea Di Maggio - flute, Trey Farrell - oboe, Joanne Kim - clarinet, Andy Radford - bassoon, and John Mason - french horn, Sonos5winds seeks to perform traditional and contemporary wind quintet repertoire as well as be involved in music education within the Santa Barbara community. With advanced degrees and accolades from such prestigious institutions as Cal Arts, University of California Santa Barbara, USC, and the Manhattan School of Music, Sonos5winds is a stellar addition to the Southern California Chamber Music scene, and a true asset to music education on the South Coast. Quintet members boast a vast wealth of experience; from the Hollywood recording studios to private and classroom teaching, from instrument repair specialization to the direction of Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, each faculty member is in demand as both a teacher and performer. In addition to their devotion to college teaching, Sonos5winds members sponsor youth education events such as last year's WindFest and the annual Westmont Academy of Young Artists.These programs serve as opportunities for students of all ages and levels to receive chamber music coaching and lessons with Sonos5winds members.

Contact Info

Phone: (805) 565-6040

Upcoming Events

- February 3, 2018 - Faculty Recital - Goepfart quartet
- February 10, 2018 - Santa Barbara Music Club - Barber Summer Music & Valjean Dance Suite
- February 24, 2018 - Sonos5winds Recital - Barber Summer Music, Valjean Dance Suite, Rota Wind Quintet

WindFest 2017

A day of performance and study at the Westmont Music Department with the Sonos5winds, and special gust artist, Sheridon Stokes, Flute faculty, UCLA. The day will include music, masterclasses, performances, and workshops for woodwind and horn musicians grade 7 and above and will take place on Saturday, January 21st 2017. Check in at 9:45 a.m. in Deane Chapel followed by workshops from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a lunch break at 12:30pm. The concert will be held in Deane Chapel at 4:00 p.m. There is a $25 application fee. Early registration deadline is December 23rd, 2016. Late application fees are $35. Scholarships are available.

WindFest Application Form

WindFest Poster

WindFest Info Card

Member Bios

Di MaggioAndrea Di Maggio, (Photo Credit: Elizabeth Mae Smith) Flutist, has been praised for her “stellar playing and social grace” by the Santa Barbara Independent and is in demand as both teacher and performer. Andrea graduated from San Jose State University, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Music degree where she studied with Isabelle Chapuis. While attending Arizona State University,Andrea held a teaching position and worked with the undergraduate flute majors and music education students, and performed in faculty recitals. Studying with Jill Felber at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Andrea graduated with honors with a Masters Degree in Flute Performance. As flute instructor at Westmont College, she is a founding member of the woodwind quintet Sonos5winds and a faculty member at the Westmont Academy of Young Artists. Andrea also maintains a small and competitive private flute studio, with students winning awards from the Santa Barbara Music Club, The Music Teachers Association of California, and the National Flute Association. Andrea performs on a Miyazawa flute.

FarrellTrey Farrell (Photo Credit: Brad Elliott), Oboist, received his BA Degree from Pennsylvania State University and his MM Degree from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. Currently Adjunct Instructor of Oboe at Westmont College, he is an active freelance musician performing throughout Southern California. In addition, Trey teaches instrumental music at Roosevelt Elementary School and maintains a private oboe studio in Santa Barbara. Trey performs with the San Luis Obispo Symphony and Opera Orchestra and regularly performs at celebrity weddings.





KimJoanne Kim, Clarinetist, has concertized as solo performer and chamber and orchestral musician in many parts of North America. Concerts have led her to renowned venues including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Massey Hall, Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto Centre for the Arts, and Roy Thompson Hall. Ms. Kim has earned her Bachelor of Music at Mannes College, and Master of Music degree with merit scholarship in Clarinet Performance and the prestigious Orchestral Performance Program at Manhattan School of Music, and is a candidate of Doctor of Musical Arts at Manhattan School of Music with a fellowship under the tutelage of Professor Mark Nuccio. Ms. Kim performs with her husband, Han Soo Kim, a violinist, and will be recording under Promessa Records. Ms. Kim is on the faculty at Westmont College, Westmont Academy for Young Artists, and InterHarmony International Music Festival.


John MasonJohn Mason is a freelance musician in the greater Los Angeles area. John records for Motion Pictures, Television and records: some of his most recent work has been: John Williams: Star Wars Episode VIII, Geostorm and various Marvel Movie and Television projects, The Black Eyed Peas upcoming Album. John also performs with the Santa Barbara Opera, Santa Barbara Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic and is Principal Horn of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony.



Andy Radford, (Photo Credit: Dave Bazemore) is the Principal Bassoonist of the Santa Barbara Symphony and the California Philharmonic. Active in the recording industry, Radford has played in over 300 soundtracks including the films; Jurassic World, Inside Out, Up!, Star Trek, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, and Forrest Gump. He will be heard in the upcoming Disney film, Zootopia. He has performed and recorded with artists such as; Neil Diamond, The Three Tenors, Dixie Chicks, Joshua Redmond, Pat Benatar, The Who, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Josh Groban, and Michael Crawford.A free-lancer for many years in the Los Angeles area, Andy now lives in Santa Barbara and splits his working hours between bassoon performance and music education. Radford is the Intern Coordinator for the Ojai Music Festival and produces the Festival's education events. Along with his wife, violinist Amy Hagen, Radford co-founded the Ojai Youth Symphony in 2001. Andy became Music Director of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony in 2004 and serves on the faculty of UCSB and Westmont Colleges.