Venteux Quintet includes exemplary musicians based in Maryland. Flutist Ann Luther has extensive experience in a variety of performance and educational settings, establishing herself as a gifted educator and sensitive performer. Heidi Dewally performed extensively with the Milwaukee Ballet and Symphony Orchestra before moving to Maryland to teach oboe to students ages 10 to 80. Clarinetist Donna Noyes enjoys a successful teaching and performing career using her expertise in attaining high-performance awards to educate her students on how to do the same. Monica Schwartz owns and operates Orchard Music, a private bassoon studio instructing students, who are regularly selected for Maryland All-State, youth orchestras, and substantial to full college scholarships. Rich Roberts is an active free-lance performer and conductor whose post-doctoral studies with Dr. Harlan Parker of the Peabody Institute focus on the exploration of exemplary music for wind-band and chamber groups.