After the Music School Festival Orchestra’s first performance, cellist Emily Camras experienced the sense of community Chautauquans rave about.
German composer Johannes Brahms began composing at the age of 11, and he’s considered one of the Romantic Period’s most
At 8:15 p.m. tonight in the Amphitheater, Voice Program Chair Marlena Malas, Music School Festival Orchestra Music Director Timothy Muffitt and Stage Director John Giampietro will blend their disciplines and their expertise to present Chautauquans with one of the world’s most popular operas: La bohème.
Every week, a different section of the MSFO comes to Children’s School and teaches a new instrument to the children. The purpose is to introduce the instruments to the children at a young age.
They finish each other’s sentences, completing a string of shared thoughts through quick jabbering, as if it was effortless.
Timothy Muffitt’s not running the 4×4 relay, but he’s passing the baton this evening — his conducting baton, that is.
The Music School Festival Orchestra students applaud with their feet. It’s a quiet stomping that says, “Good job.” If they do a good job tonight, the audience at their first Amphitheater performance will be a bit louder in their applause — and they’ll use their hands.
AMANDA MAINGUY | File Photo Music School Festival Orchestra students rehearse for a perfomance last summer. The 2015 MSFO’s first
Monday night of Week Eight, the Music School Festival Orchestra took the stage in the Chautauqua Amphitheater to perform their last concert of the 2014 season.
While there’s still a little more than a week left in the 2014 season, students in the Music School Festival Orchestra and the School of Dance bid adieu to audiences in grand form Sunday and Monday, showcasing their talents in the Amp with final performances on Chautauqua’s main stage.