Focus on Fiedler March 18, 2016 8pm

“Focus on Fiedler”
March 18, 2016 / 8 pm
NEW LOCATION!!-Lewis Auditorium Flagler College

An homage to Arthur Fiedler, long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, featuring light classical and popular selections that were among Maestro Fiedler’s favorites.

 

The St. Augustine Orchestra’s spring concert, under the direction of Maestro Scott Gregg, features popular and light classical selections performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra under the direction of Arthur Fiedler.

Program:
Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Opus 26 for Violin and Orchestra
Light Cavalry Overture
Slavonic Dance No. 8
American Salute
Hungarian Dance
My Fair Lady

Guest Soloist: The orchestra is delighted to welcome guest soloist Bryce Martin of the Jacksonville Youth Symphony Orchestra, performing selections from Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Opus 26, for Violin and Orchestra, by Max Bruch.  Bryce Martin, age 16, began studying the violin at 18 months of age. Now a high school junior and a member of JSYO, Bryce is dually enrolled in Florida State College, Jacksonville. Bryce plans to pursue his studies on violin and musical composition in college and graduate school.

Bryce Martin, Violinist

Bryce Martin, Violinist

Scott Gregg, Guest Conductor

Scott Gregg, Guest Conductor

Guest Conductor:  Maestro Scott Gregg is currently the Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra (JSYO), Artistic and Executive Director of the First Coast Community Music School, and a respected educator and clinician throughout northeast Florida. He studied conducting at Baltimore’s Peabody Conservatory of Music, where he earned a master’s degree and was awarded the Christopher Percy Prize in Conducting. Concurrently, he was appointed to the conducting staff of the Peabody Conservatory Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, as well as Associate Conductor of the Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, Maestro Gregg celebrated his 20th year holding the Winston Family Endowed Chair with the JSYO. He has guided the organization’s growth from a 60-member group to the artistically robust arts education program it is today.

Other program highlights! The program also includes Light Cavalry Overture by Franz von Suppe, selections from Symphony No. 2, by Alexander Borodin, Slavonic Dance No. 8 by Antonin Dvorak, Morton Gould’s American Salute, selections from My Fair Lady, by Frederick Loewe, and “Hungarian March” from The Damnation of Faust, by Hector Berlioz.

The St. Augustine Orchestra’s Spring Concert will be held Friday evening, 8:00 p.m., March 18, 2016, in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada Street, in downtown St. Augustine.

Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $5.00 for Students with ID, and free to Children 12 and under.  Tickets are available in advance online at Tickets. or at the door before the performance.

For further information, please contact Allyson Breger, Manager: 904-540-6664.