Music that Tells a Story

The F&M Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Brian Norcross, Conductor

Common Hour event series
Sponsored by Department of Music

Thursday, April 3, 2014
11:30 a.m.-12:35 p.m.
Common Hour web page

The program will include:

  • Brahms, Symphony No. 3 (first movement)
  • Smetana, The Moldau
  • Galante, Resplendent Glory
  • H. Owen Reed, La Fiesta Mexicana (2nd movement, Mass)
  • Ticheli, Vesuvius

The performing ensembles will be the F&M Orchestra and the F&M Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

Brian Norcross has been the Conductor of Instrumental Ensembles at Franklin & Marshall College since 1986. He directs the Franklin & Marshall Orchestra, Philharmonia, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble and he teaches conducting. A champion of new music he has directed over 60 premiere performances with various ensembles. In addition he is also the Director of Music at the First United Methodist Church in Lancaster, where he directs the Chancel Choir and administers eight other choirs.

This event is open to the public.



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