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The Bard Conservatory Orchestra Performs in Sosnoff Sunday, May 3
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—On Sunday, May 3, The Bard College Conservatory of Music presents the Bard Conservatory Orchestra conducted by Gisele Ben-Dor. The program includes Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 6, Op. 60 in D Major; Schumann’s Overture, Scherzo, and Finale, Op.52; and Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Trumpet Concerto, Op. 94 with Conservatory faculty member Carl Albach, soloist. Free and open to the public, the program begins at 3 p.m. in the acoustically superb Sosnoff Theater at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, contact the box office at 845-758-7900.
The Bard College Conservatory of Music is an innovative, five-year, double-degree program guided by the principle that musicians should be broadly educated in the liberal arts and sciences to achieve their greatest potential. While training and studying for the bachelor of music degree with world-class musicians and teachers and performing in state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Frank Gehry–designed Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard Conservatory students also pursue a bachelor of arts degree at Bard, one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. The Conservatory’s instrumental and composition faculty includes renowned musicians and composers. The Da Capo Chamber Players is in residence. Members and principals of the American Symphony Orchestra are also available for instruction, coaching, and leading of sectional rehearsals in the Conservatory Orchestra. In 2006 the Conservatory introduced three new programs: the Vocal Arts Graduate Program, directed by Dawn Upshaw; The Conductors Institute and its graduate program in conducting, directed by Harold Farberman; and the Composition Program, directed by Joan Tower and George Tsontakis. For more information call 845-758-7196, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This event was last updated on 04-20-2009