Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Stevie Wonder on Sesame Street (1973)

I came across this post of Stevie Wonder's band on Sesame Street in 1973 on youtube. WOW! What is your favorite music? Check out Stevie's expression as the clip gets to about a minute from the end. Pure joy in his music making.

Audition time sign up

Sign up for audition times by following the link. Please fill out the audition form and bring it to the audition. There are specific instrument audition time slots. Please email me and request a time slot in those times.

I would prefer to hear all like instruments together.

Audition dates are from August 20-25. Results will be posted on Sunday August 26. First rehearsals will start on August 27 and August 28 respectively for each orchestra.

Looking forward to seeing you in August.
If you can not be in orchestra do let me know about that too.

Updated 0708 season brochure

Here are the updated season brochure for 2007-2008.
It has a cleaner layout of concert dates on some minor changes in repertoire.

Monday, July 23, 2007

Alan Gilbert named music director of NY Philharmonic

First it was LA Phil's announcement of Gustavo Dudamel to succeed Salonen, now it is Alan Gilbert who will be the next music director of the New York Philharmonic. I love the fact that his favorite composers are Anders Hillborg and Magnus Lindberg. Perhaps we will see more exciting and innovating programs.

Here are articles;


and some pictures