[ in the press ]

In the Press: WSO conductor Julian Pellicano at News Café

pellicano_julian_hWinnipeg Free Press

Julian Pellicano, resident conductor at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, appeared at the Winnipeg Free Press News Café for a feature chat with Canstar’s John Kendle.

As resident conductor at the WSO, Pellicano, 33, is responsible for conducting the orchestra’s Pops, Soundbytes and Concerts for Kids series, among others. From Dec. 13 to 15, he will lead the WSO at Centennial Concert Hall in a pair of Pops concerts starring Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster, who returns to the WSO stage with a new orchestral show. MORE

Published December 13, 2013
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[ music in schools ]

All-City Honors Ensembles conclude first fall session

Music in Schools - All City Honors Ensemble - 1The All-City Honors Ensembles are a program of the Music in Schools Initiative, a partnership between the Yale School of Music and the New Haven Public Schools. With weekly rehearsals led by a combination of NHPS music teachers, Yale Teaching Artists, and special guests, the Ensembles provide the best young musicians in New Haven with high level ensemble experience in Band, Chorus, and Orchestra.

This year’s All-City Honors Ensembles are more prolific than ever.

Before this year, the All-City Honors Ensembles all rehearsed once every Saturday throughout the spring semester, starting in the third week of January and ending with a final concert in May. This year, the program expanded to last the entire school year, starting in October. This Saturday will be the sixth and final rehearsal of their first fall semester.

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Published December 13, 2013
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