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AN AMERICAN PORTRAIT

  • 950 Strings Road (no mail here, please), Steamboat Springs, CO, 80487
  • Overview

    A multimedia event of distinctly American music and photographs.
    This unique program will feature music composed by Americans that paints portraits in sound. Photographs from the vast collections of the Library of Congress, graciously curated by photographer laureate Carol M. Highsmith, will illuminate the music. The music has been selected by conductor Schissel, senior musicologist for over 35 years in the music division of the Library of Congress.
    The evening will feature works by Aaron Copland, Ferde Grofé, special arrangements from the personal library of Morton Gould and Carmen Dragon, and a host of unique and exciting works by distinguished American artists.
    Loras John Schissel, conductor
    STRINGS FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
    Violin I: Laura Albers (concertmaster), Carolyn Wann Bailey, Claude Sim, Natalie Gaynor Violin II: Vijay Gupta, Scott Weber, Jeanelle Thompson Viola: Rebecca Albers,
    Maiya Papach Cello: Julie Albers, Joel Noyes Bass: Owen Levine Piano: Dominic Cheli Flute: Elizabeth Mann, Jessica Warren Clarinet: Burt Hara, Amitai Vardi Oboe: To Be Announced Bassoon: Anthony Georgeson Horn: Eric Reed,
    David Byrd-Marrow Trumpet: Michael Sachs, Jose Sibaja Trombone:
    Domingo Pagliuca Percussion: Peter Flamm, Joseph Tompkins

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