Programming Suggestions

Instrument Composer Piece Comment
viola Prokofiev Classical Symphony We have NEVER done this!
viola Smetana Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
viola R. Vaughn Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Reeds Florence B. Price Symphony in E Minor First symphony by an African-American woman to be played by a major US orchestra - a la William Grant Still. And great melodies, too!
Reeds John Williams Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra From the film "Catch Me If You Can." For my 60th birthday year - 2020
Reeds Kalevi Aho Symphony No. 7, Insect Symphony Great for the Family Concert!
Viola Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique It's one of the pieces that made me start enjoying playing music, and I'd like a chance to play it again with a wonderful orchestra.
Oboe/English horn Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Oboe/English horn Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances