Season 23

First Music Commissions

Orchestra

Two Part Invention
Bright Blue Music
Infrared Only

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Season 23

Orchestra

Pianist Richard Goode is the guest soloist at the Asia Society for the 23rd anniversary benefit in May.  Leslie Garfield is honored for 21 years of dedication to the orchestra (12 as president).

Chamber Music Program

Masters Coaching Program is initiated to provide sectional coaching to members of the orchestra.  The Chamber Music Program is institutionalized with masterclass coaches such as cellist Joel Krosnick (Juilliard Quartet), violinist Eugene Drucker (Emerson Quartet), and cellist Fred Sherry (an alumnus and member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center)

First Music Commission

First season of “First Music" series wins First Prize in the Youth Orchestra Division of the American Symphony Orchestra League in the ASCAP Awards.  High Fidelity magazine features a full-page spread on the event.  

Concerts

Orchestra

November 23, 1985

February 16, 1986

Soloist:

Lauren Wagner

May 3, 1986

Soloist:

Tara Helen O'Connor

Chamber Music

First Music

November 10, 1985

February 2, 1986